Changes between Version 10 and Version 11 of Press Release 89


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2 Mar 2020 11:17:35 (4 months ago)
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camerons
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  • Press Release 89

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    1111=== Interesting facts ===
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    13 Major version releases have aligned with the international conference for Free and Open Source Software (FOSS4G). In many years we also put out a minor release, to align with FOSS4G regional and local events. It is handed out at FOSS4G events and is used in many of the FOSS4G workshop.
     13Major version releases have aligned with the international conference for Free and Open Source Software (FOSS4G). In many years we also put out a minor release, to align with FOSS4G regional and local events. It is handed out at FOSS4G events and is used in many of the FOSS4G workshops.
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    1515The theme of desktop backgrounds of major versions has been inspired by the location of the international FOSS4G conference, adopting a backdrop of the African savanna in Del es Salaam, and embracing the persona of Robin Hood in Nottingham.
     
    2121When packaging, we prioritise stability over cutting edge, quality over quantity, and end user experience over individual project needs.
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    23 Software which has lost an active community is retired and new projects added. Surprisingly, the number of projects on OSGeoLive has remained relatively static - hovering around 40 to 50.
     23Software which has lost an active community have been retired and new projects added. Surprisingly, the number of projects on OSGeoLive has remained relatively static - hovering around 40 to 50.
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    2525Seth Girvin came up with the idea of the archive and worked on it in 2019. It was a challenge to find older versions. Thanks a lot to Seth for the initiative.
    2626Thanks also to Cameron Shorter for the support, Angelos Tzozos for setting up the repo and Regina Obe from SAC for setting up the subdomain.
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    28 I hope you enjoy the journey into the OSGeoLive archive!
     28I hope you enjoy the journey into the archive!
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    3030=== About OSGeoLive ===