[ka-Map-dev] Ideas for last minute version 1.1 additions
lorenzo at ominiverdi.com
Mon Sep 17 13:25:38 EDT 2007
MS4W offers Itasca package:
I have no idea how to create a similar FGS package
Samuel Hiatt wrote:
> I'm just talking about adding a data directory to the release with
> some simple data. I don't believe there is any sample data currently
> being bundled with it. I just think it'd be nice if init.php in our
> release was preconfigured for the sample data so new users instantly
> see results after installing FGS and copying kamap to their web server.
> Do you have data that would be appropriate as sample data (lightweight
> and queryable)? I think a map of Italy would be awesome. :p If so,
> add it to the CVS and I'll try to smooth out the bumps so it works on
> a clean FGS install.
> On 9/17/07, *Lorenzo Becchi* <lorenzo at ominiverdi.com
> <mailto:lorenzo at ominiverdi.com>> wrote:
> Hi Sam, that's a good idea.
> I've fear we don't have the time to do all this things.
> I'm working at the presentation and then I have to deal with the
> And I'm not talking about my normal job...
> we can discuss your idea live at Victoria anyway.
> If somebody else can deal with Sam's proposal, even better
> Samuel Hiatt wrote:
> > I haven't really been following the version 1.1 developments, but I
> > did have a couple last minute ideas that would probably be nice to
> > implement before the conference.
> > 1. When I first tried to install kamap I had to change a bunch of
> > path names and bang my head against the wall a few times before
> I got
> > it to work. We should make sure the the release package works
> > straight "out of the box".
> > 2. We should include some simple sample data with the release
> to be
> > able to easily demonstrate fonctionality. For example, we
> should have
> > a few vector layers and a simple raster layer, all of which are
> > queryable. This will allow us to easily demonstrate the query
> > In my opinion these 2 additions will make a big difference in how
> > kamap is received at the conference. If people are able to install
> > and use kamap in less than 2 minutes their jaws will drop as they
> > drool over how cool it is. :p
> > I'll try to work on the first suggestion. I don't have any good
> > vector data to do anything on the second. Anyone want to take
> up that
> > one? I may even add my custom interface to the package. :Z
> > Sam
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