[developers] Fwd: Linguist PPA for Ubuntu and special Live-System 14.04
C.J. Adams-Collier KF7BMP
cjac at colliertech.org
Wed Mar 19 01:45:06 CET 2014
Sure, I'd love to help get these packages in to Debian proper.
On Tue, 2014-03-18 at 07:39 -0700, Emily M. Bender wrote:
> Dear all,
> This looks like an interesting chance to raise the profile of DELPH-IN
> tools, at least among linguists. Is anyone interested in working with
> Damir, or at least pointing him in the right direction?
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Damir Cavar <damir.cavar at gmail.com>
> Date: Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 10:36 AM
> Subject: Linguist PPA for Ubuntu and special Live-System 14.04
> To: "Emily M. Bender" <ebender at uw.edu>
> Hi Emily,
> we are setting up a special Ubuntu PPA, currently empty:
> and we are creating a special "for linguists" Ubuntu live-system for
> USB-Thumb-drives (maybe using USB-3 ones so that it would be usable).
> might launch this next week or in two weeks to add it as a new
> to the fund-drive.
> We are collecting ideas for packages that are not commonly part of
> Ubuntu (we will have a list of packages for CL and linguistics that
> in Ubuntu on our
> page (working on this, an user-extensible catalog of linguistically
> relevant software, replacing our old Linguist software info service).
> you or some of your students have ideas, contributions, we can share
> hidden Bitbucket repository (Git) where we set up the package code, or
> find other ways to exchange tools or just lists of useful tools. We
> generate the package code for the PPA from the Git-repository.
> Our goal is to have a fully functional Ubuntu (most recent version)
> all the common packages available for installation, and some packages
> preinstalled, running from an USB-drive on Macs (Intel) and PCs. We
> also considering to come up with special versions for Intel-based
> tablets (some of the Asus tablets, or the Microsoft Surface etc.).
> Brent Woo was showing me the Ubuntu that you use for grammar
> engineering. Maybe we can bring this together and build finally a
> specialized version with the common tools that we use for teaching and
> research? I contacted Cannonical and asked for the permission to
> the boot-logo and other symbols with "for Linguists" and so on.
> Please support the LINGUIST List with a donation - Fund Drive 2014:
> Damir Cavar
> Director of the Institute for Language Information and Technology
> Moderator of The LINGUIST List
> Eastern Michigan University
> Emily M. Bender
> Associate Professor
> Department of Linguistics
> Check out CLMS on facebook! http://www.facebook.com/uwclma
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