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On Sunday, 27 November 2005 03:53 pm, Marcus D. Hanwell wrote:
> 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.
+1 for me. There are also visualisation applications in other categories, such
as matplotlib in dev-python, but I suppose we should only move end-user
applications to sci-vis, not ploting libraries such as matplotlib and plplot.
Olivier Fisette (ribosome)
Gentoo Linux Developer
Scientific applications, Developer relations