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From: "Marcus D. Hanwell" <cryos@g.o>
Subject: New category proposal - sci-vis
Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2005 20:53:42 +0000
Hi,

I would like to propose the addition of a new category - sci-vis. The category 
is intended for scientific visualisation tools. Many of these are currently 
in media-gfx and I don't think they belong with photo editors, image 
conversion tools etc. The category is quite big already and most of the 
ebuilds in there are maintained by quite different herds.

Looking through the tree these are the apps I think should be moved to 
sci-vis:

media-gfx/epix 
media-gfx/fig2sxd 
media-gfx/gnuplot 
media-gfx/grace 
media-gfx/kpl 
media-gfx/labplot 
media-gfx/opendx 
media-gfx/opendx-samples 
media-gfx/qmatplot 
media-gfx/quickplot 
media-gfx/scigraphica 
media-gfx/spectromatic 
media-gfx/xd3d 
media-gfx/xgraph 
sci-misc/gwyddion 
sci-mathematics/qtiplot

There could be others I have missed, and there are certainly more that I can 
see in bugzilla that will be added. I would appreciate feedback on this. If 
everyone is in agreement then I will make this proposal on the gentoo-dev 
list.

Thanks,

Marcus
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