[Web Comm] Re: VisCom requests support

Arnulf Christl arnulf.christl at ccgis.de
Tue Apr 18 03:13:43 EDT 2006

Chris Holmes wrote:
> Ok, I put up a few links.  Our developers wanted us to just redirect 
> immediately to geotools.org.  As a compromise I redirect after 30 
> seconds, plenty of time to read the text I put up.
> If there's a way to edit the side bar with whatever I want then I'm 
> happy to get rid of the redirect, but I need like all the elements on 
> http://geotools.org  But last I checked it involved some weird 
> javascript madness.
> Chris

side bar configurability has been on our wish list for some time 
already. Whats the current state on this? "Weird madness" might just be 
a little too much even for us...


> Arnulf Christl (CCGIS) wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>> would you mind getting your project pages at OSGeo in order. Please. 
>> It is
>> not a lot of work. Just connect your SVN, download index.html from
>> trunk/www, copy whatever you have on your projects's real hompage
>> (http://ms.gis.umn.edu/) and paste it to this index.html. Maybe you would
>> add seventeen links all pointing to your existing infrastructure.
>> Finished. If you don't want to go into the trouble of setting up your SVN
>> etc, make me a contributor and I paste it there for you. Oh well, why me,
>> just delegate it, you are the Project Owners.
>> https://mapserver.osgeo.org/servlets/ProjectMemberList tell that guy 
>> Elton
>> to do it.
>> I imagine something like http://mapbender.osgeo.org is just fine (maybe
>> without the hassle of an online map but isn't that neat... except you 
>> have
>> MS IE...) Steve, did you notice that we are just three letters off
>> srv/bnd. Funny that BND is the German Bundesnachrichtendienst, something
>> like the CIA I guess... oh, drifting off again.
>> Same for
>> https://geotools.osgeo.org/ (BND is watching you!)
>> https://geotools.osgeo.org/servlets/ProjectMemberList
>> Oh, you don't even have any members. Too bad, gotta do it all by 
>> yourself.
>> Currently these pages look dead as a wet cat (and smell). No good
>> visibility, no promotion, just embarrasment for two of the most best
>> important overworked and kind guys that we need so badly to make OSGeo
>> shine and sparkle. I wonder whether you read those annoying
>> nerve at osgeo.org emails at all.
>> =:-)
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