[OSGeoLive] Maintenance of OSGeo Live Docs

labrinos at eled.auth.gr labrinos at eled.auth.gr
Mon Jul 19 03:00:44 PDT 2021

Hi all,

Yes, the time of the meeting seems to be ok with me also.

Nikos Lambrinos

Παραθέτοντας από Angelos Tzotsos <gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com>:

> Hi Cameron,
> Thanks for the introductions.
> There is no regular meeting around this time (after the 14.0  
> release) but we could plan a meeting.
> Since this is mainly related to documentation, I would like to hear  
> the availability of the documentation team before planning this  
> meeting.
> Would this Tue 20 July at 17:00 UTC work for everyone?
> Best,
> Angelos
> On 7/8/21 11:45 PM, Cameron Shorter wrote:
>> +Codrina Ilie <codrina at geo-spatial.org> +Ankita
>> <ankitatripathi.2312 at gmail.com> +Nikos Lambrinos  
>> <labrinos at eled.auth.gr> (Who
>> have been involved with developing a proposed OSGeo-Live glossary and would
>> be good people to know.)
>> Hi folks,
>> As Nelson mentions, I was impressed with Nelson's stated background in tech
>> writing and environmental science, combined with his interest in getting
>> involved in open source in a long term way, and suggested that maintaining
>> the quickstarts and project overviews would be a great place to start.
>> I see this could be a building upon the prior work that Felicity did with
>> brining quickstarts up to date
>> <https://flicstar.com/project-report-for-season-of-docs-2019>.
>> A good starting point could be to audit all the existing quickstarts. Run
>> each of them. Make sure they are still up to date and work. Make sure the
>> screenshots are still valid.
>> In a year or so, this could extend to updating our templates to align with
>> the emerging best practice doc templates which are being developed within
>> The Good Docs Project.
>> I can provide Nelson with some mentoring from a tech writing perspective,
>> but will have limited capacity to help with the OSGeoLive side of things,
>> such as reaching out to each project asking for latest updates.
>> I have been mostly inactive within OSGeo-Live for the last couple of years.
>> I'm interested to hear if this plan would work?
>> There might be some changes which I'm not aware of?
>> I assume there is still a periodic team meeting? Could you please share
>> details with Nelson.
>> On Thu, 8 Jul 2021 at 19:07, Nelson Guya <nelsonkimani63 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> My name is Nelson Guya, a technical writer from Nairobi, Kenya. I recently
>>> joined the Good Docs Project to help open source projects improve
>>> the quality of their documentation.
>>> Earlier this week, I had a conversation with Cameron Shorter (cofounder
>>> and coordinator of OSGeoLive and TheGoodDocsProject), who pointed me to
>>> OSGeoLive, and we talked about my involvement with the project.
>>> I am interested in helping out by reviewing and updating OSGeoLive
>>> Quickstarts and project overviews. My educational background (BSc
>>> Environmental Science) and years of writing experience will be useful in
>>> the project in the future.
>>> He, Cameron, has offered to help me get started with managing the OSGeo
>>> Live Docs.
>>> I plan to be actively involved with the docs while using and implementing
>>> Cameron's invaluable insights and guidance - as he has worked with the
>>> project since its inception.
>>> Looking forward to hearing from you.
>>> Regards,
>>> Nelson Guya
> -- 
> Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
> President
> Open Source Geospatial Foundation
> http://users.ntua.gr/tzotsos

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