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

Christian Willmes c.willmes at uni-koeln.de
Mon Nov 30 04:15:32 PST 2015

OK, I will do this changes now.
You will probably get email notifications of changes to your profiles.
Just revert them, if you don't like the changes.


Am 30.11.2015 um 11:11 schrieb Christian Willmes:
> Hello,
> just to explain this a bit more.
> Here [1], I included the Advocate Table, Map and new directory list, 
> generated from querying the strucutred data. You can see, that the 
> current Advocate Page messes up the SMW structured data. Because I 
> configured the model that SMW handles one page containing 
> [[Category:OSGeo Advocate]] as one OSGeo Advocate entity.
> Currently the Advocate Directory [2] includes the data (markup) from 
> the included User: profiles, that are containing coordinates, 
> addresses, email, etc..
> If it is ok, I will remove the '[[Category:OSGeo Advocate]]' string 
> from the current Advocate directory page [2]. This will clean the 
> current mess in the SMW generated lists/tables/maps.
> Thanks,
> Christian
> [1] https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Usermap-develop
> [2] https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Advocate
> Am 29.11.2015 um 21:06 schrieb Christian Willmes:
>> Hello,
>> I implemented most of the feedback. Some issues are still open [0], I 
>> will take care of them soon.
>> To roll the Advocate list out, I need to remove the User page 
>> includes from the current Advocate directory [1], and each Advocate's 
>> User: page needs to be edited, with the following two steps:
>> 1. Include  '[[Category:OSGeo Advocate]]' on the User: page
>> 2. Edit the User: page with this [2] Form and enter the according 
>> structured data. (got to the link enter 'User:<your username>' into 
>> the input box and click on 'create or edit'.)
>> I can do this... but maybe people are sensitive about their own 
>> territory (i.e. their own user: page) in the wiki, so I was unsure 
>> about that?
>> Next, the User: page includes ({{User:<ussername>}}) on the Advocate 
>> directory [1] need to be removed, and replaced by the new directory, 
>> table and map from SMW query.
>> See here [3] and here [4] how these directory, table and map look 
>> like on the test wiki (if you look at the markup/source you can see 
>> how the list, table and maps are included.).
>> Please also provide further feedback, on things like layout and 
>> additional features etc. You can tell me directly, or file an issue 
>> on the github repository [0].
>> Cheers,
>> Christian
>> [0] https://github.com/cwillmes/OSGeoWiki/issues
>> [1] https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Advocate
>> [2] https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Form:OSGeo_Member
>> [3] http://wiki.cwillmes.de/index.php/Advocate_List
>> [4] http://wiki.cwillmes.de/index.php/Category:OSGeo_Advocate
>> On 25.11.2015 23:18, Christian Willmes wrote:
>>> Thank you for your very good Feedback Cameron and Jorge!
>>> I created your feedback points as issues for the OSGeo Wiki SMW model
>>> repository [1]. So you can track the progress, some of them are a bit
>>> tricky, I think I will need some days. I plan to add the changes during
>>> the coming weekend into the OSGeo wiki.
>>> Some answers to questions or feedback, I did not implemented already or
>>> created an issue on github for, are inline below.
>>> On 25.11.2015 12:05, Cameron Shorter wrote:
>>>> I wasn't able to test entering data on the page. (I assume the wiki
>>>> hasn't been set up for that).
>>> Yes account creation is disabled, if you want an account for testing I
>>> can set one up and send the credentials of list.
>>>> We should be careful about helping people protect their personal 
>>>> privacy.
>>>> Re address, I'd err on not collecting Street address, probably just 
>>>> City
>>>> and Country.
>>> The field is optional. Maybe someone want to give the address of his
>>> work place?
>>>> Is it possible to apply address validation to check for spelling 
>>>> errors?
>>> Interesting, but I don't know any implementation for this problem for
>>> Mediawiki.
>>>> On 25/11/2015 8:21 am, Jorge Sanz wrote:
>>>>> And I guess the last update info can be retrieved directly from the
>>>>> history of the page if needed.
>>> This one is quite tricky, because I have to find out how to trigger an
>>> update of the members data from a users (unrelated) activity on the
>>> wiki. It should be possible dynamically through the API, but I'm not
>>> 100% sure yet on how to do it.
>>> Cheers,
>>> Christian
>>> [1] https://github.com/cwillmes/OSGeoWiki/issues
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Christian Willmes	
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Geographisches Institut     | Institute of Geography
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