[Webcom] Events list updating...

Lorenzo Becchi lorenzo at ominiverdi.com
Mon Jan 14 17:04:17 EST 2008

thank you Tyler, great explication.

I've posted the first event I had in mind:

I have to say that I'm not always synched with OSGeo Discuss and if you 
see an event that should be published for sure, well, please forward it 
to me directly (cutting OSGeo Discuss from the subject otherwise the 

actually, to be honest Perugia's event is the only one that I know that 
was not yet published. If you know of other events just ping me.


Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote:
> Thanks Lorenzo, it would be great if you could help.
> Your account www.osgeo.org should already give you access to add new 
> event items.  You go under your user menu to "Create Content" -> 
> "Event" - you should understand the rest no problem.  It would be 
> interesting to hear your opinion about how translations also work, 
> after you've written the English version first.
> Here are some other things I've been trying to do that I'd recommend 
> to continue:
> * Select "Input Format" to use "Wiki Syntax" - then you can easily 
> embed URLs within your text using the [http://linktohere Wiki] 
> syntax.  The Input Format options are directly beneath the "Body" 
> input box in the new events form.
> * Set "URL Path Settings" (further down in the form" and prefix it 
> with "event/" and give it a logical name, for example: 
> "event/foss4g_2008" or give more fancy if you wish.. 
> "event/2008/foss4g" etc.
> That's all, just keep your eyes open on the discuss list to hear 
> recommendations from others.  I've just been choosing what I think 
> would be interesting to OSGeo folks or if someone from the group is 
> going to be attending.  If you'd like us to remind or forward items to 
> you, maybe that would help?  Or we can simply post them to this list?
> Any other ideas?  Thanks again!
> Tyler
> On 11-Jan-08, at 9:46 AM, Lorenzo Becchi wrote:
>> Hi Tyler, I can help for this task.
>> how do you normally proceed?
>> I'm not always up to date with discuss list but I can try my best.
>> ciao
>> Lorenzo
>> Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> We haven't updated much content on www.osgeo.org lately, though I 
>>> fixed several translation issues last week.  I was wondering if 
>>> anyone felt like doing a bit of updating by taking on the task of 
>>> adding some more to the events calendar.  I'm sure you saw my thread 
>>> on the discuss list :-)  I was going to start adding the events but 
>>> wondered if anyone would like to share the job.  Do you think we 
>>> could set up one or two people from webcom to specifically handle 
>>> events - like Frank and I handle the news items. It's pretty low 
>>> volume and I was just going to add them myself, but thought I'd see 
>>> if anyone else was interested in helping.  I can give you access to 
>>> add new entries if you do not have it already.
>>> Tyler
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