[Conference-cee] FOSS4G-CEE 2013 Code Sprint

Vasile Craciunescu vasile at geo-spatial.org
Mon Jun 3 05:49:57 PDT 2013

Hi Jeff,

I know perfectly well that. We are already have plans to translate some 
FOSS4G packages during the code sprint.


On 6/3/13 3:42 PM, Jeff McKenna wrote:
> Hi Vasile,
> I'm excited to work with the new generation of FOSS4G contributors, and
> share my passion with them during the code sprint.  Just a reminder that
> not only "coders" are needed, but general users of the software can help
> with documentation/packaging/testing/providing feedback; so everyone is
> welcome.
> -jeff
> On 2013-06-03 6:00 AM, Vasile Craciunescu wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> As most of you probably know, closing the doors on FOSS4G-CEE 2013 will
>> be a code sprint, put together on June the 20th, in a lovely modern
>> building with a great view on Dambovita river and proudly sponsored by
>> TeamNet International SA.
>> Although it is no secret to anyone that the number of FOSS4G projects’
>> contributors from this part of the world, Central and Eastern Europe, is
>> not overwhelming I am quite confident that this code sprint will not
>> remain stranded in thin air. Though it will not be the classic code
>> sprint you are all used to, we have a significant group of young coders
>> from the The Faculty of Automatic Control and Computer Science, with
>> interest, passion and high spirits prepared to engage in FOSS4G
>> projects. But they need counseling. They need mentors to guide them, to
>> raise their curiosity and, thus, to allure them into the wonderful world
>> of geospatial.
>> With this email I am inviting you to help mould the new generation of
>> FOSS4G coders. If you think you have the power to pass on your passion
>> and the wisdom to raise questions in these young minds, then don’t let
>> an opportunity like this pass you by.
>> For organizational purposes, we think that it would be best for mentors
>> to get in contact with the young coders before the event. Therefore, I
>> kindly ask all of your that are interested in participating, to add
>> yourselves and maybe even an idea of a topic you’d like to approach to
>> the wiki page[2].
>> See you soon,
>> Vasile
>> [1] http://2013.foss4g-cee.org/program/code-sprint
>> [2] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/FOSS4G_CEE_2013_Code_Sprint

Vasile Crăciunescu
geo-spatial.org: An elegant place for sharing geoKnowledge & geoData

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