Difference between revisions of "Francophone Chapter Report 2012"

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* Events
 
* Events
** We organized QGIS HackFest in april 2012 at Lyon. It was a great success. Four companies was sponsor of the hackFest : 3Liz, Camptocamp, Oslandia and Services géographiques. More than 30 people working on different topics (WPS and SEXTANTE, QGIS Server, QGIS 1.8, Android Python bindings, mobile GUI, Documentation, OrfeoToolbox provider for Sextante,  rasters).
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** We organized QGIS HackFest in april 2012 at Lyon. It was a great success. Four companies was sponsor of the hackFest : 3Liz, Camptocamp, Oslandia and Services géographiques. More than 30 people working on different topics (WPS and SEXTANTE, QGIS Server, QGIS 1.8, Android Python bindings, mobile GUI, Documentation, OrfeoToolbox provider for Sextante,  rasters). Link: http://hub.qgis.org/wiki/quantum-gis/7_QGIS_Developer_Meeting_in_Lyon_2012
 
* Localizations & Translations
 
* Localizations & Translations
 
** still working on different projects like QGIS, MapServer (but still outdated from master documentation), GDAL-OGR.
 
** still working on different projects like QGIS, MapServer (but still outdated from master documentation), GDAL-OGR.
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===Outlook for 2013===
 
===Outlook for 2013===
* FROG2013
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* We planned organising our first francophone conference followed by a code sprint. We choosed FROG as FRancophone Opensource Géomatique. The organisation is running smoothly and surely.
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* Improve french translation process for QGIS using transiflex, MapServer and GDAL-OGR.
  
 
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Revision as of 10:53, 13 April 2013

French Language OSGeo Local Chapter Activity Report 2012

  • Period covered by report: Jan-Dec 2012
  • Contact name: Yves Jacolin - president at osgeo.asso.fr
  • The French speaking OSGeo Local Chapter had XXX members as of Dec 31st, 2012.

Key Accomplishments

  • Events
    • We organized QGIS HackFest in april 2012 at Lyon. It was a great success. Four companies was sponsor of the hackFest : 3Liz, Camptocamp, Oslandia and Services géographiques. More than 30 people working on different topics (WPS and SEXTANTE, QGIS Server, QGIS 1.8, Android Python bindings, mobile GUI, Documentation, OrfeoToolbox provider for Sextante, rasters). Link: http://hub.qgis.org/wiki/quantum-gis/7_QGIS_Developer_Meeting_in_Lyon_2012
  • Localizations & Translations
    • still working on different projects like QGIS, MapServer (but still outdated from master documentation), GDAL-OGR.
  • Outreach Activities
  • Legal association
    • we have an official headquarters for the association in Paris.
    • Board members are registered at the national level


Areas for Improvement

Opportunities to Help

  • We need help to organize news events or projects. Contact us if you are interested to help us (and then help you !)
  • We hope more open source GIS related event could be held here in French speaking countries.

Outlook for 2013

  • We planned organising our first francophone conference followed by a code sprint. We choosed FROG as FRancophone Opensource Géomatique. The organisation is running smoothly and surely.
  • Improve french translation process for QGIS using transiflex, MapServer and GDAL-OGR.