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=== Key Accomplishments ===
 
=== Key Accomplishments ===
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* We translated & published QGIS documentation release 1.0.0, and began translating QGIS release 1.4.0 doc,
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* We signed an agreement with the French national mapping agency IGN to promote and create common projects,
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* We assisted the French OpenStreetMap community importing data from the public sector,
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* We worked on the translation of OpenLayers documentation. We're currently at the proof-reader step,
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* We celebrated our first birthday as a Legal Association
  
 
=== Areas for Improvement ===
 
=== Areas for Improvement ===
* We need people to help translating documentation, write information for the futur OSGeo-fr website
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* We need people to help translating documentation & writing information for the future OSGeo-fr website
* We need people to advocate OSGeo and Free and Open Source software and data to the francophone world!
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* We need more people to advocate OSGeo and Free and Open Source software and data to the francophone world! (but there are already some, out there ;-)
 
   
 
   
 
=== Opportunities to Help ===
 
=== Opportunities to Help ===
* Get Involved! All contribution are welcome. Sign up for the mailing list http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/francophone.
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* Get Involved! All contributions are welcomed.  
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* Sign up for the mailing list http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/francophone and say hello to the francophone world!
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* Spread the "free geodata & free software" world !
  
 
=== Outlook for 2010 ===
 
=== Outlook for 2010 ===
* Open Source village for the Rencontre SIG La Lettre Tradeshow with conferences and OSGeo-fr booth
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* Stronger contact and link with the French OpenStreetMap community - act as a Legal Association for them, if they ask us to. Discussions are underway on this possibility.
* stronger contact with OSM-fr
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* Incentive to free more geodata from the public sector, with an eye on OpenStreetMap,
* OSGeo-fr website
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* Create and develop the OSGeo-fr website,
* RMLL 2010: a booth and some presentation
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* Open Source village at the "Rencontre SIG La Lettre" Tradeshow with conferences and OSGeo-fr booth,
 
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* "RMLL 2010" Tradeshow: a booth and several presentations to expect.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 06:32, 6 March 2010

Francophone Local Chapter Report for 2009

  • Contact name: Yves Jacolin

Key Accomplishments

  • We translated & published QGIS documentation release 1.0.0, and began translating QGIS release 1.4.0 doc,
  • We signed an agreement with the French national mapping agency IGN to promote and create common projects,
  • We assisted the French OpenStreetMap community importing data from the public sector,
  • We worked on the translation of OpenLayers documentation. We're currently at the proof-reader step,
  • We celebrated our first birthday as a Legal Association

Areas for Improvement

  • We need people to help translating documentation & writing information for the future OSGeo-fr website
  • We need more people to advocate OSGeo and Free and Open Source software and data to the francophone world! (but there are already some, out there ;-)

Opportunities to Help

Outlook for 2010

  • Stronger contact and link with the French OpenStreetMap community - act as a Legal Association for them, if they ask us to. Discussions are underway on this possibility.
  • Incentive to free more geodata from the public sector, with an eye on OpenStreetMap,
  • Create and develop the OSGeo-fr website,
  • Open Source village at the "Rencontre SIG La Lettre" Tradeshow with conferences and OSGeo-fr booth,
  • "RMLL 2010" Tradeshow: a booth and several presentations to expect.