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New Package for Kinetic Kame 2021-05-11, Final Sync

We’re proud to announce the last update for the Kinetic Kame ROS distribution. We have 2 new packages and 78 updated packages and one package removed.

Thank you to all the maintainers who helped get this last sync out especially @doronhi and @fspindle who triaged late breaking regressions.

Package Updates for kinetic

Added Packages [2]:

Updated Packages [78]:

Removed Packages [1]:

  • ros-kinetic-ros-babel-fish-test-msgs

Thanks to all ROS maintainers who make packages available to the ROS community. The above list of packages was made possible by the work of the following maintainers:

  • Alexander Bubeck
  • Atsushi Watanabe
  • Austin Hendrix
  • Benjamin Maidel
  • Brenden Gibbons
  • Claire Wang
  • Doron Hirshberg
  • Fabien Spindler
  • Fabrice LE BARS
  • Felipe Garcia Lopez
  • Felix Messmer
  • Florian Weisshardt
  • Jannik Abbenseth
  • Joshua Hampp
  • Konstantin Schauwecker
  • Loy van Beek
  • Martin Günther
  • Matt Curfman
  • Matthias Gruhler
  • Richard Bormann
  • Scott Logan
  • Sergey Dorodnicov
  • Will Son
  • cst

Farewell, Kinetic Kame!

It was my first attempt on ROS after I came across this through University connection. Loved the project and did a small POC too. I have learnt a lot!
Now since the era of ROS1 Kinetic Kame is comming to end and while I am awaiting ROS2 K Version I would propose ROS2 K version(I know it is scheduled in 2025) but I propose ROS2 K Name as ‘Karmic Kurma’
I will give some background

I am from India and in our Mythology one of the Avatar is Tortoise called ‘Kurma’ Avatar. This is the Wki link on Kurma - Kurma - Wikipedia
Other references are - Kurma | Hindu mythology | Britannica and
When the turn of K comes can we have the ROS2 version name as KlassicKurma or KarmicKurma Please Please!! You have done based on popular characters around Tortoise in the world. This time give change to India, we have large number of students studying ROS2 and many companies working on it!
Hope my request will be granted when ‘K’ Naming will come up!
Farewell, Kinetic Kame, live long!