[OSGeo-Discuss] Add your avatar to wiki pages

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Thu Sep 21 08:21:33 PDT 2017

On 2017-09-21 10:16 AM, Sandro Santilli wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 09:42:48AM -0300, Jeff McKenna wrote:
>> Hi everyone!
>> Have some geek fun and magically add your avatar (from Gravatar/Libravatar
>> services) to your OSGeo wiki pages.  The wiki syntax is:
>>     <libravatar email="jmckenna(at)osgeo(dot)org"/>
> Actually this is even easier with the updated User template [1]:
> just fill in the "Email" field and, i you didn't explicitly
> specify a "Photo" field, the "Email" field will be used to retrive
> an Avatar using the "Libravatar" protocol, which implies:
>   - Ask the DNS database if your mail domain has an associated
>     avatar service, and use that if so (it is the case for me)
>   - Failing the above, ask libravatar.org for the avatar associated
>     to your email fingerprint (you can upload a picture there:
>     https://www.libravatar.org/)
>   - If you hadn't uploaded a picture on libravatar.org, it will
>     fallback to gravatar (some of you may know gravatar from
>     elsewhere)
> NOTE: the same process above is the one used to display avatars
> for Gogs users here: https://git.osgeo.org/gogs/explore/users/
> The idea of "libre avatar" is that you can be in control of
> serving your own avatar.
> [1] https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Template:OSGeo_Member
> --strk;

In action as part of the Code Sprint wiki too: 
https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Code_Sprint_2018#Participants :)


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