[OSGeo-Discuss] New Semantic Mediawiki based OSGeo Member Map for the OSGeo Wiki

Christian Willmes c.willmes at uni-koeln.de
Sun Nov 22 07:41:13 PST 2015

Hi Cameron,

On 20.11.2015 20:54, Cameron Shorter wrote:
> Hi Christian,
> This member map is great. One of the limitations I've noted with the
> OSGeo Advocacy page [1] with that it included your old map, but wasn't
> able to be updated.
Thank you. As I see now, this was related to a PHP related insufficient 
memory allocation problem on the server, that is now fixed.

> With the ability to now collect and display structured data, I'd suggest
> that it would be worth re-visiting our OSGeo Advocacy page, and moving
> the current free text descriptions of people into structured data, would
> could then be aggregated into different portals, as you suggest.
> How would you suggest we approach this?
> OSGeo Advocates for the most part have entered structured data about
> themselves, based on the guidelines provided, which is reasonably
> consistent.

I will come up with a SMW based schema for the OSGeo Advocates according 
to the structured data given in the current table, this coming week, so 
the Advocate table/list (and also a map) can be generated from each 
advocate including the according data on his/her User: page.


> [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Advocate
> (This page seems to be down, throwing a 500 error. Might be due to new
> wiki not able to use page include statements correctly)
> On 21/11/2015 3:52 am, Christian Willmes wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> finally we have a replacement for the old userMap that would not work
>> with the new Mediawiki version of the OSGeo wiki.
>> See: https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Category:OSGeo_Member
>> I managed to save the locations from those who provided them for the
>> old userMap.
>> See the documentation, for how to add yourself to the map:
>> https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Category:OSGeo_Member
>> And also do not hesitate to ask me directly for help if anything is
>> unclear or not working as expected.
>> Thanks are due to Martin Spott (SAC) for his support during the
>> installation on the wiki server!
>> I also wrote a blog post including some detail about the new OSGeo
>> Member Map implementation:
>> http://cwillmes.de/blog/2015/11/20/new-semanticmediawiki-based-osgeo-member-map/
>> Cheers,
>> Christian

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