[Live-demo] Is your OSGeo-Advocate profile still included?

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Sat Oct 29 12:24:34 PDT 2016

I recently discovered my OSGeo-Advocate profile had been removed from 
the Advocate list [1], because I hadn't included [[Category:OSGeo 
Advocate]] in my profile.

You might want to confirm you haven't been accidentally dropped.

Christian, who set up the templating system, explains the logic behind 
this below. (shared with his permission)

[1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Advocate

On 29/10/2016 2:39 AM, Christian Willmes wrote:
> Hi Cameron,
> sorry for the late reply, I was travelling last week and this week was
> the first teaching week of the new semester, lots to do...
> But the alleged bug is how it is supposed to be (Its not a Bug, its a
> feature! ;-)), like it is described under "Process for becoming an OSGeo
> Advocate" [1].
> The Tickboxes are for showing the "Badges".
> It is more easy to render a map from queriyng a category, then from
> querying a property (how the Tickbox values are stored), so I would
> prefer to leave it like it is now.
> But thanks for caring and notifying me!
> Cheers,
> Christian
> [1]
> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Advocate#Process_for_becoming_an_OSGeo_Advocate
> Am 21.10.2016 um 22:53 schrieb Cameron Shorter:
>> Hi Christian,
>> I wonder if you would be able to help.
>> I recently accidentally discovered that I wasn't on the OSGeo Advocate
>> list. This was strange for me, as I hadn't changed anything in my
>> profile.
>> In debugging, I discovered that OSGeo Advocates now seem to be
>> selected by the presence of [[Category:OSGeo Advocate]] in the "Free
>> Text" part of my personal profile, rather than being a tickbox in the
>> structured data part of the form.
>> I suspect this would be considered a bug.
>> I'd be interested to hear your thoughts on what should be done to
>> address this.
>> Feel free to CC a public list when responding if you wish.
>> Warm regards,

Cameron Shorter
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