[Qgis-developer] Re: [Qgis-user] New QGIS "Community Team"
otto.dassau at gmx.de
Wed Apr 30 04:45:04 EDT 2008
after forming a "Release Team" we are now pleased to announce the new QGIS
"Community Team" and would like to thank Tara Athan, Werner Macho, Lars
Stöwesand, Stephan Reber and Sascha Wernicke in advance for their willingness
to take over responsibility as community assistants. You can have a closer look
and get in contact with the just formed new QGIS teams here:
(Community Team) http://wiki.qgis.org/qgiswiki/CommunityTeam
(Release Team) http://wiki.qgis.org/qgiswiki/ReleaseTeam
The aim of the Community Team is to provide and improve community services
within the qgis project. As you already know from the last mailing (see below)
this means a lot of work and we are now starting to organize the tasks and
recruit more people who are willing to invest a little time.
The Release Team manages and coordinates the release process, provided binary
packages and announces new releases to the world at large. Any assistance to
improve the release process is welcome.
If you want to help or just want to be informed, please subscribe to the
"qgis-community-team" and/or "qgis-release-team" list(s) and follow further
announcements. We will all benefit the more people take part.
thanks a lot for your help!
On Fri, 18 Apr 2008 11:53:37 +0200
Otto Dassau <otto.dassau at gmx.de> wrote:
> Dear QGIS users,
> additional to the "Release Team"  we are looking for volunteers to build
> a new QGIS "Community Team"  to update, extend, and improve the services
> for our community.
> Tasks we want to establish/improve and need help for are:
> - manage, extend, update, and review documentation (manual, broshure, ...).
> - manage and translate documentation (manual, broshure, ...) into foreign
> languages (see documentation writers corner ). Here we already have many
> contributers, but we would like to have more people getting involved
> - manage the translations of the graphical user interface (see translators
> corner ) and find more people for more languages.
> - take care of the wiki "user corner"  and make it a drop-in center for
> (add interesting links, tipps etc.)
> - manage the conference corner . Find and add interesting conferences for
> QGIS (maybe a conference calender), organize lectures and workshops together
> with the community
> - Manage the QGIS website  and blog . Adding and updating content,
> reviewing, ...
> - ...
> We are looking for people who are willing to invest some time so we can spread
> the work between small groups of people who each would have a specific area of
> resposibility. You don't need to be a programmer at all to be part of the
> Some of you already sent me emails within the last weeks/months that you are
> interested to help and contribute, thank a lot! This makes me confident that
> we can get started soon!
> For the beginning, if you are interested to help, I would like to ask you to
> write a short mail to me (otto dassau) and in copy to the doc ML  (after
> subscribtion) with some background information and what task you can imagine
> to do in the team. The QGIS doc mailing list will be used for all "community
> team" related discussions.
> I started to update the Community part at the QGIS wiki , and will add
> more information soon and keep you uptodate via the mailing list.
> thanks a lot in advance for any assistance you can give!
> Kind regards,
>  http://wiki.qgis.org/qgiswiki/ReleaseTeam
>  http://wiki.qgis.org/qgiswiki/CommunityTeam
>  http://wiki.qgis.org/qgiswiki/DocumentationWritersCorner
>  http://wiki.qgis.org/qgiswiki/TranslatorsCorner
>  http://wiki.qgis.org/qgiswiki/UsersCorner
>  http://wiki.qgis.org/qgiswiki/ConferenceCorner
>  http://qgis.org/
>  http://blog.qgis.org/
>  http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/qgis-doc
>  http://wiki.qgis.org/
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