New category: geography
boris at brooknet.com.au
Fri May 19 02:29:54 UTC 2006
On 19/05/2006, at 7:58 AM, Pav Lucistnik wrote:
> Sam Lawrance píše v čt 18. 05. 2006 v 20:41 +1000:
>> I would like to create a new category "geography", encompassing the
>> following types of ports:
>> - Mapping - editing, viewing, format conversion (eg. graphics/
>> - Geographic information systems and utilities (eg. databases/
>> - GPS applications (eg. astro/gpsman)
>> - Weather (eg. astro/gdesklets-goodweather)
>> - Other software/services related to location (eg. net/GeoIP)
> Excuse me, pal, but how exactly does weather fit into a geographical
> Sounds more like a deskutils type of business. And, of course, it's
> rather fine where it's now, in astro.
Let me explain, buddy.
Since geography is related to the physical features of the earth and
its atmosphere, I think it fits quite neatly.
An application that tells you about the weather is not an
astronomical utility. Deskutils would be a worse choice, it's the
"misc" of the desktop world.
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