[ros-users] Use cases for ROS on ARM based computers

Brian Gerkey gerkey at osrfoundation.org
Thu Jan 24 04:50:18 UTC 2013

On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 3:59 PM, Marcus Liebhardt
<marcus.liebhardt at rnd.yujinrobot.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 3:14 AM, Tully Foote <tfoote at willowgarage.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi Everyone,
>> Thanks for the interest.  Based on the interest we have setup a SIG for
>> this.  I encourage you to join if you have time to participate.
> I wonder, if it is necessary to create an extra SIG for this. Although the
> group of people interested in ROS on ARM has grown to a significant size,
> there are still not so many people out there.
> In order to avoid people getting scattered all over the place (and might
> even lost), I suggest we use the existing Embedded SIG
> (http://www.ros.org/wiki/sig/Embedded) for this.
> It gathers people interesting in and working on different embedded levels,
> such as ROS on ARMs running Linux distributions and ROS on/with "bare-metal"
> embedded boards.
> If this list/group gets to busy in the future, we still could split it up in
> different groups later.

As a lurker on the ros-sig-embedded list, I agree with Markus.  Unless
we really have two distinct communities, "embedded" and "arm," it
would seem that one group is enough.


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