[Merkaartor] Merkaartor Digest, Vol 55, Issue 2

Pedro Manuel Baeza Romero pedro.baeza at gmail.com
Wed Apr 3 12:11:21 UTC 2013


Dear Chris:

I'm a big fan of this piece of software and I don't want to let it die, so
I want to be the maintainer of the program. Please let me know what I have
to do, and also it would be desirable to have any kind of code review with
you.

Regards.


2013/3/29 <merkaartor-request at openstreetmap.org>

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>    1. Re: Someone interested in taking over Merkaartor? (Totor)
>    2. Re: Someone interested in taking over Merkaartor?
>       (f.dos.santos at free.fr)
>    3. Re: Someone interested in taking over Merkaartor?
>       (Fernando Toledo)
>    4. Re: Someone interested in taking over Merkaartor? (Manuel Reimer)
>    5. Re: Someone interested in taking over Merkaartor?
>       (Milo van der Linden)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 21:23:46 +0800 (SGT)
> From: Totor <totor_osm at yahoo.com>
> To: Merkaartor mailing list <merkaartor at openstreetmap.org>
> Subject: Re: [Merkaartor] Someone interested in taking over
>         Merkaartor?
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> Hi Chris,
>
> Thanks for your continued work on Merkaartor during all those years.
>
> I really hope someone will step forward to keep this project alive...
>
> Cheers,
>
> Totor
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> ------------------------------
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> Message: 2
> Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 19:05:09 +0100 (CET)
> From: f.dos.santos at free.fr
> To: Chris Browet <cbro at semperpax.com>
> Cc: Merkaartor mailing list <merkaartor at openstreetmap.org>
> Subject: Re: [Merkaartor] Someone interested in taking over
>         Merkaartor?
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> Hi,
>
> I've never looked into the code and I know nothing about Qt so I can't be
> the maintainer but I hope I can contribute to it.
>
> If a team is created for the maintenance of Merkaartor I'll join it ;-)
>
> Francisco
>
> ----- Mail original -----
> From: "Chris Browet" <cbro at semperpax.com>
> To: "Merkaartor mailing list" <merkaartor at openstreetmap.org>
> Date: 28/03/2013 12:44:37
> Subject: [Merkaartor] Someone interested in taking over Merkaartor?
>
>
> Dears,
>
> As you surely have noticed, my interest in Merkaartor has basically
> crawled to a full stop these last months/years.
>
> It's been a great ride while it lasted, but It's now (more than) time for
> me to let go and to try to find a new maintainer for Merkaartor, so that
> this great piece of software do not fall in abandon.
>
> If you are or know someone who would be interested in taking over, please
> contact me.
>
> - Chris -
>
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> ------------------------------
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> Message: 3
> Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 15:32:23 -0300
> From: Fernando Toledo <ftoledo at docksud.com.ar>
> Cc: Merkaartor mailing list <merkaartor at openstreetmap.org>
> Subject: Re: [Merkaartor] Someone interested in taking over
>         Merkaartor?
> Message-ID: <51548CB7.5000901 at docksud.com.ar>
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> El 28/03/13 15:05, f.dos.santos at free.fr escribi?:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I've never looked into the code and I know nothing about Qt so I can't
> be the maintainer but I hope I can contribute to it.
> >
> > If a team is created for the maintenance of Merkaartor I'll join it ;-)
> >
> > Francisco
> >
> > ----- Mail original -----
> > From: "Chris Browet" <cbro at semperpax.com>
> > To: "Merkaartor mailing list" <merkaartor at openstreetmap.org>
> > Date: 28/03/2013 12:44:37
> > Subject: [Merkaartor] Someone interested in taking over Merkaartor?
> >
> i can help to build on debian
>
> --
> Fernando Toledo
> Dock Sud BBS
> http://bbs.docksud.com.ar
> telnet://bbs.docksud.com.ar
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 4
> Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2013 10:42:59 +0100
> From: Manuel Reimer <Manuel.Spam at nurfuerspam.de>
> To: merkaartor at openstreetmap.org
> Subject: Re: [Merkaartor] Someone interested in taking over
>         Merkaartor?
> Message-ID: <kj3nn4$5va$1 at ger.gmane.org>
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> f.dos.santos at free.fr wrote:
> > I've never looked into the code and I know nothing about Qt so I can't
> be the maintainer but I hope I can contribute to it.
>
> Same for me. I don't know anything about Qt and I also don't know anything
> about
> the basics of a graphical editor application like Merkaartor. I looked
> into the
> code many times but don't understand how it works.
>
> > If a team is created for the maintenance of Merkaartor I'll join it ;-)
>
> +1
>
> Yours
>
> Manuel
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 5
> Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2013 11:27:01 +0100
> From: Milo van der Linden <milo at dogodigi.net>
> To: merkaartor at openstreetmap.org
> Subject: Re: [Merkaartor] Someone interested in taking over
>         Merkaartor?
> Message-ID:
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> CANqqynn7zzSD84vQTcsCkXF3-SUV1RY_YGEi-RpeWMy0rPXVcg at mail.gmail.com>
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> Thanks Merkaartor for all these years you stood by me and helped me
> get a lot of nice work done in OpenStreetMap!
>
> As you can see on: http://hdyc.neis-one.org/?milovanderlinden
> merkaartor has long been my editor of choice. It is just recently that
> I moved permanently to josm. Since recent system updates on my
> ArchLinux desktop, support for Qt seized in favour of Qt4. This caused
> merkaartor to break and since I am no C++/Qt4/5 developer, I decided
> to switch to JOSM.
>
> Merkaartor pro's:
> - Great interface
> - Great drawing functionality
> - Visual appealing interface
>
> Merkaartor con's:
> - Small development team
> - Cannot keep up with JOSM regarding plugins
>
> I am a GIS professional. I also use qGIS a lot. But the map interface
> in qGIS is WAY LESS attractive than what you managed to pull of with
> Merkaartor! Respect!
>
> I would really love to see drawing functions from merkaartor move to
> qGIS, but that might remain a wish ;-)
>
> Anyway, Chris and other developers, thanks for the great effort you
> put into merkaartor! I enjoyed the ride!
>
>
>
>
> 2013/3/29 Manuel Reimer <Manuel.Spam at nurfuerspam.de>:
> > f.dos.santos at free.fr wrote:
> >>
> >> I've never looked into the code and I know nothing about Qt so I can't
> be
> >> the maintainer but I hope I can contribute to it.
> >
> >
> > Same for me. I don't know anything about Qt and I also don't know
> anything
> > about the basics of a graphical editor application like Merkaartor. I
> looked
> > into the code many times but don't understand how it works.
> >
> >> If a team is created for the maintenance of Merkaartor I'll join it ;-)
> >
> >
> > +1
> >
> > Yours
> >
> > Manuel
> >
> >
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