Categories in FreeGIS.org
moin at silke-reimer.de
Wed Jun 20 22:18:54 CEST 2007
Am Freitag, 15. Juni 2007 08:08 schrieb Jan-Oliver Wagner:
> Hello Silke and others,
> sorry for being quite on this list. My free time is really
> short these days.
Don't worry. This is OK since probably all of us already had the same problem
in the past.
> Am Donnerstag 14 Juni 2007 18:18 schrieb Bernhard Reiter:
> > On Thursday 31 May 2007 18:24, Silke Reimer wrote:
> > > > > 1) Do you think that this reorganization is helpful?
> > there need to be a change to make this more approachable for sure,
> > so I agree that there is a need to do something.
> > Redoing the categories is an idea that can work,
> > it probably depends on the details.
> > We should get Jan to comment as he has done quite a bit
> > of the categorisation work.
> A am all for a reorganization of the categories. And I welcome
> Silke's proposal very much.
> I like the 'Standards' idea.
> The final new list and structure of categories probably
> can best be decidied during actually doing the re-categorisation.
> How about a meeting (IRL + IRC) where we jointly discuss the categories
> and immediatly implement them? Perhaps a date in early July is already
> doable? Who would be interested in spending a day (or a night, depending
> on our start time and you time zone :-) for this?
I think this is a good idea. I would like to take part. Probably I wouldn't
like to spend a whole day but at least around 2 hours which should help to
get a common understanding of how to do the re-categorisation. Afterwards
each of us can continue alone.
Perhaps we should wait another week or so to get a list of all interested
people and then decide for a good date to meet.
> As preparation I could implement the "minor change" checkbox so
> supress freegis-updates mails. The changelog is in little conflict,
> so maybe the updates will still appear on the main page. I'll have to look
> into this.
> > Best for FreeGIS.org would be to find funding and seriously develop a
> > plan to take it to the next level with 1/3 person maintaining it or so.
> > :)
> How about transferring FreeGIS to the GAV step by step?
> The vast majority of entries/updates have been done by GAV members
> Initially I could think about a "Powered by GAV" logo on the site
> to give a hint on this fact.
> The donations could also go to the GAV, though it is not much so far.
> GAV would need a paypal account of course.
In my opinion both ideas are very helpful. Perhaps it will be possible that
the GAV finds enough sponsors to finance a 1/3 person at least for the
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