[Viscom-dev] Call for volunteers - Newsletter production team

Kevin Yam (Gmail) kevin1216 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 28 15:38:50 EST 2007

Hi Tyler:

I can help provide assistance in the layout / designer department.  Either
software will be okay with me.  Let me know how I can be involved.

Kevin Yam
c: 416-272-2798

On 2/27/07, Tyler Mitchell <tylermitchell at shaw.ca> wrote:
> Hi all - below is an email I'm sending out to the Discuss list
> shortly.  But I wanted to highlight it for you, since this was on the
> back burner for VisCom for almost a year.  I am hoping that some of
> you might be interested in helping with it.  Right now it's the
> previous newsletter lead (Martin Wegmann) and myself trying to get it
> started under OSGeo's banner, but obviously we can't (nor want) to do
> it all ourselves.  A few others are available as reviewers, but we
> really need some more editors to help collect some writing or
> contribute some articles.
> I have loved the previous GRASS newsletters and think we can do a
> great job on this first volume of OSGeo News.
> Can you have a look at the positions that are open and tell me if
> anything catches your eye?  Also, I know some of you probably have an
> article you'd like to contribute - if so, let me know!
> Talk to you later,
> Tyler
> -----
> Hi all,
> As you may be aware, last year the GRASS News production offered to
> transition their great production into a brand new OSGeo Newsletter.
> Although branded as OSGeo, all open source projects are welcome to be
> part of it.
> For those of you who are unfamiliar with the last volume, have a look
> at this:
> http://osgeo.org/files/news/GRASS_OSGeo_News_vol4.pdf (5.3MB).  As
> you can see it is much more than just some news clippings!
> Well, now is the time to get a new team together to help make a great
> production.  You are invited to be part of that team!  Want some
> exercise for your writing skills?  Would you like to get some more
> exposure for your project?  Want to learn the ins and outs of some
> publication software?  Or do you just want to help spread the word
> about some projects or case studies that you love?
> There are several positions available for any volunteer who would
> help to coordinate collecting articles, writing content, reviewing
> content, helping with layout or graphics, and more.  Want to sign up
> just for one volume or to test the waters first?  That is fine too.
> Please see the Newsletter wiki page for a list of open positions and
> categories for content that need editors:
> http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/Newsletter
> If you have any reservations, comments, questions or concerns please
> just let me know!  As we will work as a team, please do not be shy
> about your interests, even if you are going to need some help getting
> started.
> After the team is gathered and production deadlines are finalised,
> then we will make a more general call for contributors.  If you
> already have something that you would like to contribute, you are
> welcome to sign up now on the page:
> http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/Newsletter_Volume_1
> Hope you will join us in putting this together!
> Tyler
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