Re: Status

Subject: Re: Status
From: Torsten Landschoff (
Date: Mon May 29 2000 - 22:54:07 CEST

On Mon, May 29, 2000 at 09:30:16PM +0000, Christoph Baumann wrote:

> I just tried to scale the developers map from the debian web page to A0.
> As expected the pixels where large as houses. A test image produced with
> xearth at 2000x1416 pixels was not bad in A0. The problem is xearth
> doesn't display markers when generating gif or ppm output. One would need
> to make screenshots at different -shift values.
> Is there a real map drawing tool? I heared about GMT but couldn't find it
> so far. Last year I got the map made at a firm specialised on
> computerbased geographics. But as I don't work there anymore...
> I can try to make a new map. But as I haven't much time for that before
> June 26th I would suggest we use the old map as default (it seems to
> still exist) and I try (my best) to produce a new one.

I can produce a map but I am unsure if I am able to print it this time.
As the plotter is put to more heavy usage we are running out of ink
quicker and quicker...

And yes, the map would be generated with GMT. And I might need 2 weeks
of time to get used to this stuff again :(



Torsten Landschoff           Bluehorn@IRC               <>
           Debian Developer and Quality Assurance Committee Member

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