[OSGeo-Discuss] Introdution tutorials

Pericles S. Nacionales naci0002 at umn.edu
Wed Feb 21 15:24:44 PST 2007

Tyler Mitchell wrote:
> On 21-Feb-07, at 3:52 AM, watry at steam.coaps.fsu.edu wrote:
>> If you go to http://www.coaps.fsu.edu/gis and along the bottom of the 
>> page are three tutorials. Quantum GIS, uDig, MapWindows. We are 
>> getting ready to produce OpenJump, OSSIM, and one more package this 
>> spring.
>> My Question is that at one point in the past, It was discussed about 
>> the possibility to place these on the OSGEO Website.
>> So?
>> 1. Is the loading of tutorials on the osgeo website still the concept 
>> or is just linking to other sites the plan?
>> 2. how and where does someone go about doing this?
> This hasn't been discussed for a while, but if the Education Committee 
> wants to host the files on osgeo.org, that's no problem.  I'd suggest 
> that the Edu. group start an educational library with public domain 
> downloads available and put yours in there.  We have a similar library 
> (under development) for promotional material and presentations.  
> Having a branch of it for education would make a lot of sense.
> Anyone from the Web Committee, including myself, can help get the 
> files online for you when ready.
> Tyler
I agree with Tyler.  This should be a good EduCom undertaking, with 
participation from WebCom.  It would be nice to put something on the 
education project site.  I might even be tempted to put a MapServer 
Tutorial there as well.


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