On 7/31/09, Cameron Shorter <cameron.shor...@lisasoft.com> wrote: > Hi Ravi, > Yes, you are so right, we do need to collect as much of the material > from the FOSS4G conference as we can. > > One way we hope to facilitate this has been to give every attendee a > LiveDVD which can be populated with all the material from the workshops. > This means that if workshop presenters can get their data onto the DVD, > then they know all attendees will receive it. > > So we have budget for the LiveDVD. We have an old version of the LiveDVD > (based on FOSS4G 2008). What we need to continue through to completion > is to have someone who will coordinate the compiling of the DVD. This > is primarily a project management role, keeping track of what is on the > DVD and what should be on it, contacting workshop authors, and project > leads and helping them get their projects onto the DVD etc. > > Sound like you? It would be an incredibly valuable contribution to > FOSS4G and the greater OSGeo community at large. > > Jody Garnett wrote: >> These are all kind thoughts. Would you consider volunteering to help >> put together the conference live DVD? You can see an example from >> FOSS4G2008 etc... >> >> Jody >> >> On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 8:20 AM, <ravivundava...@yahoo.com> wrote: >> >>> Hi All, >>> FOSS4G every year is a keenly followed event. Many await the publication >>> of material on the website eagerly such that they can follow labs, >>> workshops and presentations of choice. >>> >>> So the present organisers may please request those especially conducting >>> labs/workshops to keep in mind the multitudes who browse them through the >>> internet can have equal benefit. This can be achieved my keeping on the >>> internet for download >>> 1. All the binaries that are required for the exercise >>> 2. All the data that are required for the exercise >>> 3. All the printed material provided for the exercise >>> 4. All the other material provided to the attendees, CD or DVD etc >>> >>> I agree that most of it is done each time, except for a few instances >>> Example:'Download data from the CD provided', is given in the lab pdf.. >>> but the data is not given for download... >>> Example:'Run the pg_setenv.bat file first,' (FOSS4G2007).. even on date a >>> nice archive is available from the FOSS4G2007 website, data, text etc.. >>> but, the pg_setenv.bat, not there. >>> >>> This may be trivial for experts, but for those learning through the >>> internet and depending on 'Discuss Lists', it will be a roadblock. >>> >>> Cheers >>> Ravi Kumar >>> >>> >>> >>> See the Web's breaking stories, chosen by people like you. Check out >>> Yahoo! Buzz. http://in.buzz.yahoo.com/ >>> _______________________________________________ >>> Discuss mailing list >>> Discuss@lists.osgeo.org >>> http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss >>> >>> >> _______________________________________________ >> Discuss mailing list >> Discuss@lists.osgeo.org >> http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss >> > > > -- > Cameron Shorter > Geospatial Systems Architect > Tel: +61 (0)2 8570 5050 > Mob: +61 (0)419 142 254 > > Think Globally, Fix Locally > Geospatial Solutions enhanced with Open Standards and Open Source > http://www.lisasoft.com > > _______________________________________________ > Discuss mailing list > Discuss@lists.osgeo.org > http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss > If this doesn't require programming but more coordinating. How can I help?
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