Communications

There are many ways to stay in touch with the OSGeo community.

OSGeo publishes a monthly newsletter. Many projects, local chapters and GeoForAll Labs have their own mailing lists or newsletters. There are various ways to chat and engage with the community via public web services.

OSGeo mailing lists provide communication within the OSGeo members.

Announcements List

If you want to know about what is going on in the Open Source Geospatial Foundation, you are encouraged to:

  • Subscribe to the announcements e-mail list.
  • Review the archive for past announcements.

To share an announcement follow these instructions.

Discussion List

To get involved in the Open Source Geoespatial Foundation, we invite you to:

Subscribe and participate in the discussion e-mail list.

Using the Discuss List

  • Only subscribers can send email to the discuss@osgeo.org
  • Email questions, ideas and suggestions for discussion.
  • Everyone can review the archive.
  • Please avoid emailing others in the list directly, so that everyone can benefit from the discussion.
  • Before you post a question to the list, please search the mailing list archive to see if answers can be found. Newcomers may find this to be a valuable resource, and should feel free to ask questions if they cannot find satisfactory answers in the archive.

Mailing Lists

OSGeo also hosts a wide variety of other mailing lists for projects, committees and initiatives.

A comprehensive list of all OSGeo mailing lists can be found on the OSGeo Lists Server.

Social Network and Forums

Chat

OSGeo IRC is a very simple and lightweight chat where the OSGeo Community hang out. With IRC you can informally get to know people and what they’re working on. You just need to go to the #osgeo channel at irc.freenode.net. If you are not familiar with IRC, you may try out freenode’s Web based IRC client.

Publications

OSGeo publishes a monthly newsletter. Many projects, local chapters and GeoForAll Labs have their own mailing lists or newsletters. There are various ways to chat and engage with the community via public web services.

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