[OSGeo-Discuss] planet osgeo

2008-02-15 Thread Dimitris Kotzinos
Hi all, I would like to express my support to Mateusz proposal. I think more people than the charter members would be willing to post to a FOSS/GIS blog community. Moreover I think that this effort can be coupled with the Journal so as interesting blog posts can be used as base material for

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-14 Thread Lorenzo Becchi
Mateusz Loskot wrote: ... The OSGeo Community is pretty open and there is no formal membership - everybody invloved in FOSS4G initiavites is allowed to call herself an OSGeo member. So, in the OSGeo Planet idea, everybody involved in FOSS4G is welcome to add her blog to the Planet, without

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-14 Thread Mateusz Loskot
Lorenzo Becchi wrote: Mateusz Loskot wrote: ... The OSGeo Community is pretty open and there is no formal membership - everybody invloved in FOSS4G initiavites is allowed to call herself an OSGeo member. So, in the OSGeo Planet idea, everybody involved in FOSS4G is welcome to add her blog

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-14 Thread Mateusz Loskot
Fee, James wrote: I've tried to push folks blogging to step out behind their handles and put their names out there. I think an OSGeo Planet that were to mimic the Planet Gnome would be a super idea. I'm glad to hear that. I've not pushed the issue as I've tried to be as open as possible

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-14 Thread Michael P. Gerlek
Of Mateusz Loskot Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2008 11:46 AM To: OSGeo Discussions Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo Lorenzo Becchi wrote: Mateusz Loskot wrote: ... The OSGeo Community is pretty open and there is no formal membership - everybody invloved in FOSS4G initiavites

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-14 Thread David William Bitner
Lorenzo, I think this would be counter to the accepted definition of membership levels. From http://www.osgeo.org/Membership *We emphasize that the only real difference between a Member and a Charter Member is the right and responsibility to vote at the Foundation level. It is not our intent to

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-14 Thread David William Bitner
Lorenzo, I think this would be counter to the accepted definition of membership levels. From http://www.osgeo.org/Membership *We emphasize that the only real difference between a Member and a Charter Member is the right and responsibility to vote at the Foundation level. It is not our intent to

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-14 Thread Mateusz Loskot
Michael P. Gerlek wrote: Perhaps we could mark out who on the planet is a Charter Member. Charter members aren't special in any way with respect to blogging, so I don't think it is a useful distinction to make. I support this opinion. Cheers -- Mateusz Loskot http://mateusz.loskot.net

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-14 Thread Fee, James
Good to hear :-) I've also supposed there is not much to maintain. Cheers -- Mateusz Loskot I have not touched the daily operation of the python script since I installed the new version about a year ago. I only add and delete feeds as needed. Surprisingly very little overhead. -- James Fee

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-14 Thread Lorenzo Becchi
Michael P. Gerlek wrote: Perhaps we could mark out who on the planet is a Charter Member. Charter members aren't special in any way with respect to blogging, so I don't think it is a useful distinction to make. no problem to me, I don't have a personal blog ;-) I was targeting

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-14 Thread Tim Bowden
On Thu, 2008-02-14 at 22:58 +0100, Lorenzo Becchi wrote: Michael P. Gerlek wrote: Perhaps we could mark out who on the planet is a Charter Member. Charter members aren't special in any way with respect to blogging, so I don't think it is a useful distinction to make.

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-14 Thread Mateusz Loskot
Folks, I'd like to thank all for the great feedback. I collected all ideas we've discussed and put on the Wiki: http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/PlanetOSGeo I've also submitted this idea to our Website Committee for comments: http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo/ticket/206 Best regards -- Mateusz

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-13 Thread Landon Blake
I like this idea as well. Landon -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mateusz Loskot Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2008 8:31 PM To: Discuss@lists.osgeo.org Subject: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo Folks, Is there any plan or motion to setup

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-13 Thread Mateusz Loskot
Jason Birch wrote: I like the idea Mateusz. Great, the gang is growing :-) I think I'd probably have to remove my blog from the list though, You're kidding, right? as I sometimes blog about proprietary software as well :) This is not a problem. IMHO, planets are about people, alive

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-13 Thread Mateusz Loskot
Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote: On 12-Feb-08, at 8:31 PM, Mateusz Loskot wrote: Perhaps it's a good idea to setup (or move) Chris' work to planet.osgeo.org and make it more an official OSGeo Community thing. I support the idea and have often daydreamed about having a more community-centric

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-13 Thread Mateusz Loskot
Fawcett, David wrote: I personally like reading the OS bloggers mixed in with the proprietary bloggers along with the bloggers who write about using tools from both camps, all at planetgs.com. Yup, planetgs.com does a great job and James Fee is a pioneer in gathering geospatial people from

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-13 Thread Fee, James
: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mateusz Loskot Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2008 3:03 PM To: OSGeo Discussions Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo Fawcett, David wrote: I personally like reading the OS bloggers mixed in with the proprietary bloggers along

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-13 Thread Landon Blake
Subject: RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo I've tried to push folks blogging to step out behind their handles and put their names out there. I think an OSGeo Planet that were to mimic the Planet Gnome would be a super idea. I've not pushed the issue as I've tried to be as open as possible with Planet

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-13 Thread Cameron Shorter
I like the idea and would like to provide occasional content. Is it possible for me as a blogger to categorize my entries and for planet.osgeo to only take the OSGeo related entries I consider worthy? This feature should improve signal to noise ratio. Or for uses to filter out authors or

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-13 Thread Lucena, Ivan
Me too. Some time I feel like blogging. Cameron Shorter wrote: I like the idea and would like to provide occasional content. ___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-13 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
On 13-Feb-08, at 3:48 PM, Cameron Shorter wrote: Is it possible for me as a blogger to categorize my entries and for planet.osgeo to only take the OSGeo related entries I consider worthy? This feature should improve signal to noise ratio. I assume you could modify your outgoing feed to

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-13 Thread Fee, James
] on behalf of Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) Sent: Wed 2/13/2008 5:59 PM To: OSGeo Discussions Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo On 13-Feb-08, at 3:48 PM, Cameron Shorter wrote: Is it possible for me as a blogger to categorize my entries and for planet.osgeo to only take the OSGeo related entries

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-12 Thread Jason Birch
there. Jason From: Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo Regardless, setting up the planet stuff wouldn't be huge maintenance, but would still need someone keen to set it up and some support from web committee to get started

[OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-12 Thread Mateusz Loskot
Folks, Is there any plan or motion to setup an official OSGeo Planet? Chris developed and maintains it at http://planetosgeo.crschmidt.net/ and it gathers a number of OSGeo bloggers, so the idea works! Perhaps it's a good idea to setup (or move) Chris' work to planet.osgeo.org and make it more

Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-12 Thread Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
On 12-Feb-08, at 8:31 PM, Mateusz Loskot wrote: Perhaps it's a good idea to setup (or move) Chris' work to planet.osgeo.org and make it more an official OSGeo Community thing. I support the idea and have often daydreamed about having a more community-centric site in addition to our main

RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo

2008-02-12 Thread Jason Birch
From: Mateusz Loskot Subject: [OSGeo-Discuss] Planet OSGeo Perhaps it's a good idea to setup (or move) Chris' work to planet.osgeo.org and make it more an official OSGeo Community thing. winmail.dat___ Discuss mailing list Discuss@lists.osgeo.org http