[Live-demo] Maintaining and translating the OSGeo-Live presentation

Jody Garnett jody.garnett at gmail.com
Fri Oct 26 14:20:02 PDT 2012

Missing an obvious option - use sphinx ( just like docs ) and have it
generate a PDF slide show. Moovida does this for his presentations.

Jody Garnett

On 26/10/2012, at 7:06 PM, Cameron Shorter <cameron.shorter at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 26/10/12 19:42, Luca Delucchi wrote:
>> I would like to translate to italian the presentation but it's an hard
>> work, someone can help me to understand how to compile it?
> Luca,
> To date, I've been keeping the text for the OSGeo-Live presentation separate, in osgeolive_taster_script.txt
> However, Barry has been mentioning some ideas which make sense about decompressing the openoffice file (which apparently is just a zip file), and us maintaining (and translating) the notes page instead.
> Barry,
> Would you like to weigh in on this?
> I think you mentioned something about using stylesheets to create HTML versions of the docs as well.
> Jorge has copy the slides over into another fancy html format at:
> http://jorgesanz.net/slides-201209-geocamp
> I wonder whether if would be possible to use stylesheets or similar to create this type of format?
> I've seen other formats too. Roald trialled using prezi:
> http://prezi.com/ooulyho8ydqx/osgeo-live/
> So my underlying question to everyone is: "Should we improve how to store our OSGeo-Live presentation"
> I think our selection criteria is something like:
> 1. Documentation is easy to maintain and we can easily track small changes. (Ie text rather than commits to subversion)
> 2. It is easy to create a translation of the text. This probably means a separate file for text, so the text can be translated.
> 3. It can be stored in a format that is readily available at conference venues, and can be used offline
> 4. Optionally can be translated to other presentation formats - eg PDF, HTML, ...
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