[Webcom] Spotlights

Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) tmitchell at osgeo.org
Thu Oct 11 13:16:41 EDT 2007

I meant to also say that we have a good, almost interview-style,  
article from Lizardtech in the Journal.  I think it would be good for  
a spotlight and it is pretty much ready to go.


The local chapter updates may also be interesting, as a sort of  
community communication:

The raw text is available in our SVN file tree, e.g.:

Hope that helps.

On 9-Oct-07, at 7:42 AM, Frank Warmerdam wrote:

> Micha / Bob,
> I'd appreciate it if you could both join the WebCom mailing list if  
> you aren't
> already members.  The Spotlight activity currently is considered  
> part of
> webcom.
>   http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/webcom
> In the interest of getting new content, and following up on the Sol  
> Katz
> award, I have solicited a spotlight from Steve.  I have entered it at:
>   http://www.osgeo.org/node/447
> It is based pretty much on the questions from Markus' interview a year
> ago.  It is using the special "Spotlight" content type in Drupal.  I'm
> not really sure what that does though.  Tyler, perhaps you could  
> comment?
> I tried not publishing the page but it still showed up on the front  
> page,
> so I set the date back a couple years so it wouldn't be visible.
> For formatting I just used "full html", and inserted <b>Q:</b> and
> <b>A:</b> in front of questions and answers.  Do we want a more  
> structured
> format?
> Tyler, what process do we need to go through to have Bob and Micha  
> given
> content-creator priveledges in Drupal so they can work on spotlights?
> Best regards,
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