[Board] OSGeo-fr annual information
Seven (aka Arnulf)
seven at arnulf.us
Wed Sep 15 14:14:37 PDT 2010
On 09/13/2010 07:44 PM, Yves Jacolin (free) wrote:
> I don't know if OSGeo Board are interesting to get some news from local
> chapter, I supose to, but here the one from OSGeo-fr :)
> # Organization
> A new board have been elected last few monteh. The new board is now beggining
> to work with the new team. The board is :
> * Herve Halbout
> * Vincent Picavet
> * Gwenael Bachelot
> * Jean-Roc Moreale
> * Gael Musquet
> Some name are well known from OSGeo community (Vincent Picavet or Jean-Roc
> Moreale) who contribute to PostGIS or QGIS project.
> Other are less known, like Gael Musquet. Geal is a french dynamic OSM
> contributor. This introduce the next section ;)
> -> contact : board-fr at lists.osgeo.org
> # OSM-fr / OSGeo-fr
> OSM-fr and OSGeo-fr began to work together a few month. First with some
> contact and discussion (private, on osm-fr list and face to face at SOTM). We
> espect to get more formal discussion to finalize this and to allow OSM-fr to
> use the legal association part to allow them to get some funds for their
> Gael contribution to OSGeo-fr is one of the small step we succeed, other step
> wil come soon (I hope).
> # Project
> We translated OSGeo4W, QGIS and OpenLayers documentation and began MapServer
> one. GDAL-OGR will be update soon (contributor are welcome).
> # French IGN
> Contact with French IGN continue even if summer holidays not allow us to get
> project faster.
> # Tradeshow
> OSGeo-fr managed an Open source village and share its booth with OSM-fr. and
> some presentation.
> # Conclusion
> Like other projects we need more contributor to discuss with us on Francophone
> ML, help to translate or/and update documentation, read the documentation,
> make a presence to some local tradeshow. But, we walk slowly but we are not
thanks for the report. You "are" and represent an exceptionally well
performing local chapter, great to have you there!
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