[osmosis-dev] Informations about osmosis
johann.sorel at geomatys.fr
Thu Jan 28 08:42:28 GMT 2010
GeotoolKit takes it's origine from project Seagis started in 1997 which
merged in 2002 with geotools
(the merge resulted in geotools 2, the current version is 2.7).
Seagis was also the library for all coordinate transformation of project
In 2008/2009 the geotools community splitted for some reasons and that's
Geotoolkit 3 started.
If you want the details :
That's explain why the project is this big.
Brett Henderson wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 1:04 AM, sorel <johann.sorel at geomatys.fr
> <mailto:johann.sorel at geomatys.fr>> wrote:
> The reason why I would like it to be splitted is more a design need.
> Actually geotoolkit alone weight ~10Mb for ~65 Jars.
> 65! I need to check this project out, it's obviously bigger than I
> realised ;-)
> With the dependencies it's ~45Mb and ~125 Jars.
> Yep, that's quite a lot.
> You can understand that with big project we need to have to handle
> very carefully
> dependencies of it's overall size will explode.
> We have ~100 maven modules to achieve a thin granularity so anyone
> can make an
> application with just what is needed, not more.
> The reason is for the end applications, an exemple is Java applets
> or web applications.
> (web container like tomcat/glassfish/jboss start to complain when
> you go over 40Mb)
> geotoolkit has plenty of sub projects, constellation, mapfaces,
> puzzle-gis, mdweb ...
> I understand that thin control is not a real problem on small
> projects but at our level
> we start to have a lot of 1+1+1+1 ... if you see what I mean :D.
> I can't force you to split it of course, it's your project. it's
> just a kind of wish.
> Honestly, I don't mind Osmosis being broken down into smaller pieces.
> In fact it probably makes a lot of sense. I just don't have the time
> to do it myself at the moment. I'll support anybody who wishes to
> have a go at it.
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