Journal Volume 1

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This is a draft page for working on the OSGeo Journal

Deadlines

These are draft deadlines currently open for discussion.

  1. Call for participation and papers - February 27, 2007
  2. Finalise production team - March 8, 2007
  3. Close formal call for papers - March 23, 2007
  4. Draft production - April 4, 2007
  5. Final production - April 16, 2007

Status

  1. Starting up..
  2. Setting deadlines
  3. Volunteer invite sent to OSGeo discuss list (twice)
  4. Drafts for articles are coming in

Todo

  1. Set up mailing list - done
  2. Confirm deadlines - in progress
  3. Public invite for more contributors in particular areas

Contributors / Topics

See Journal page for definition of the following categories. Add yourself if you are interested. Note that all categories don't have to be filled, so this serves as a rough outline for the types of content we generally hope to have.

Status:

  •  ? = not yet confirmed
  •  !? = confirmed/in contact
  •  ! = first version submitted
  •  !!! = final version ready


Editorials

  1. Author: Tyler Mitchell - General updates - !?
  2. Ohloh stats summary

News

  1. Author: Tyler Mitchell - OSGeo 1st Anniversary - !?
  2. OSGeo accepted for Google Summer of Code (SoC) - ?
  3. OSGeo sponsorship update ?
  4. Upcoming events (see events calendar on osgeo.org?) ?
  5. Old news, see news archive on osgeo.org
  6. ...

Event Reports (2-3 articles)

  1. Author: Dr. K S Rajan - topic: Map World Forum, India - !
  2. Author: Andrea Scianna - title: VIII Meeting Italian users of GRASS & GFOSS - !
  3. Author: Helena Mitasova/Julia Harrell - title: 2007 NC GIS Conference and new OSGEO Affiliated NC FOSS4G User Group - !?

Project Spotlights (1-2 articles)

  1. Author Marc Jansen and Astrid Emde - title: TBD (A short introduction to Mapbender) -- !
  2. Author M. Mueller - title: TBD (deegree) -- !
  3. Author Tim Sutton - title: Introducing openModeller - !
  4. Author Oliver Eichler - title: TBD (QLandkarte) -- !

Case Studies (2-3 articles)

  1. Authors: Alex Fordyce and Charlie Crocker - title: Open Source Software in San Francisco's Urban Forest Project - !
  2. Author: Roger Bivand - title: Using the R-GRASS Interface  !

Integration Studies (2-3 articles)

  1. Author: Schyler Erle - title: TBD - !? (coming Tuesday)
  2. Author: Franck Martin - title: Tikiwiki a GeoCMS - !
  3. Authors: Jachym Cepicky and Lorenzo Becchi - title: PyWPS and Embrio Using ka-Map & PyWPS to create a GRASS WEB GIS - !
  4. Author: Dylan Beaudette - title: Producing Press-ready Maps with GRASS and GMT - !

Topical Studies (1-2 articles)

  1. Author: Landon Blake - title: Spatial Relationships - An Introduction - !
  2. Author: Daniel Aimes - title: Evaluation and Implementation of the OGC Web Processing Service

for Use in a Client-Side GIS - considering

Programming Tutorials (1-2 articles)

  1. Author: Tim Sutton - title: Building apps with QGIS API
  2. ...

Interview(s)

  1. ...

Developer Announcements

  1. Author: Luca Casagrande - title: LiveCD Developments - !
  2. OSGeo project summaries:
    1. Author: MapGuide PSC - title: MapGuide Project Update - 2007 Q1 - !
    2. Author: Jody Garnett - title: GeoTools Project Update - 2007 Q1 - !?
    3. Author: Daniel Morrissette - topic: MapServer Project Update - 2007 Q1 - !?
    4. Author: Cameron Shorter - topic: MapBuilder Project Update - !
    5. Author: Christoph Baudson - topic: Mapbender Project Update - 2007 Q1 - !
    6. Author: Frank Warmerdam - topic: GDAL Project Update - 2007 Q1 - !?
    7. Author: Jeroen Ticheler - topic: Geonetwork Project Update - 2007 Q1 - !?
    8. Author: GRASS PSC - topic: GRASS Project Update - 2007 Q1 -