[OSGeo-Standards] OSGEO glossary in google spreadsheet...

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Mon Oct 21 10:22:44 PDT 2019

Ok, I've created: https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Lexicon_Committee and have 
added some template management process into it.

Feel free to flesh this page out. Don't worry about putting in ideas 
which are wrong, we can refine after the core ideas are in place.

On 21/10/19 7:12 pm, Ronald Tse wrote:
> Hi Reese, Cameron,
> I don’t have a particular preference towards the committee name, but 
> the words “terminology” and ”lexicon" could work well.
> My concern on “glossary” is its focus on the produced “glossary”, a 
> by-product of the actual vocabulary that the committee should manage.
> (In fact, the committee should manage “concepts” but the “concepts 
> management committee” sounds too weird.)
> Ron
> _____________________________________
> Ronald Tse
> Ribose Inc.
>> On Oct 21, 2019, at 8:52 AM, rplews at tc211tmg.org 
>> <mailto:rplews at tc211tmg.org> wrote:
>> hello Cameron,
>> the name of the group is really what you and your fellow OSGEO 
>> colleagues feel best conveys the work of the group. in ISO" 
>> terminology" is used, but also "vocabulary" is an often heard. in our 
>> group, i think for historical reasons we used "terminology." over the 
>> close to 20 years the group has been active, i think there have been 
>> a number of new fields of study or advances in IT which as given rise 
>> to other names.  in tc211 our glossary is an "output" product of the 
>> terminology repository, to which our members then add translations 
>> for the terms.  from the work that has taken place over the years, i 
>> guess i am more familiar with "terminology" and how we have been 
>> using it in tc211.
>> as for the location of the wiki page, i am not really familiar with 
>> OSGEO projects. after you have found a place for the group i will 
>> start to add those items mentioned earlier.  just let me know the 
>> location. if we need a group authorized before the page is created 
>> then the current location can be used as content may be helpful as 
>> background to the authorization process/requirements. it can always 
>> be moved.
>> thank you,
>> reese
Cameron Shorter
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