[Webcom] Link OSGeo projects to OSGeoLive Project Overviews

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Wed Jun 26 07:11:13 PDT 2013

Hi Cameron,

I am not sure why we are using summary pages for projects (as you
mentioned, they will just become out-of-date); easy answer is to point
directly to the project pages. (this is what users/readers on osgeo.org
want anyway)


On 2013-06-26 10:15 AM, Cameron Shorter wrote:
> Jeff,
> Have a look at the links to the OSGeo web page.
> You will see that most links point to http://osgeo.org/<project> which
> is an out of date page.
> (At some point, I understand the web committee decided it best to point
> to consistent pages.)
> What I'm proposing is if we do point to an OSGeo page, we should at
> least point to an up to date one, hence the OSGeo-Live page.
> On 26/06/2013 10:00 PM, Jeff McKenna wrote:
>> Hi Cameron,
>> As much as I think the OSGeo-Live project is wonderful, let's make sure
>> that we send osgeo.org readers directly to where they want to go when
>> they click on a project link: to the project's homepage.
>> -jeff
>> On 2013-06-25 5:54 PM, Cameron Shorter wrote:
>>> All,
>>> I recommend that the list of OSGeo Projects listed at http://osgeo.org
>>> should link to OSGeo-Live Project Overviews.
>>> Currently they link to either outdated OSGeo pages for the project, or
>>> the projects' home page.
>>> The OSGeo-Live Project Overviews provide a consistent description of all
>>> projects, are updated every 6 months, and also provides links to a
>>> Quickstart for each project as well.
>>> I'm happy to do the updating, if someone can provide me with suitable
>>> permissions, and point me in the right direction.
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Jeff McKenna
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