[OSGeo-Discuss] Projects Mailing List

Christopher Schmidt crschmidt at crschmidt.net
Fri Sep 23 08:38:23 EDT 2011

On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 09:27:37AM -0300, George R. C. Silva wrote:
> Em sexta-feira, 23 de setembro de 2011 03:34:05, Tyler Mitchell  
> escreveu:
>> On 2011-09-22, at 11:31 PM, Jorge Gaspar Sanz Salinas wrote:
>>> El 23/09/11 00:22, Sunburned Surveyor escribió:
>>>> This is what I meant: (projects at lists.osgeo.org)
>>>> I don't have my heart set on a projects mailing list, but I thought it
>>>> was a good idea. How do the software project contacts feel?
>> I'm not a project lead, but I do have a super ultra secret alias already set
>> up that I've used in the past for spamming project steering committee leads.
>> So if you do end up with the project contacts list, let me know and I'll
>> dump my list as a set of invites for you.
>> Tyler
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> I'm considering a simple software that would keep track of:
> A) projects and their status (last updates, in what stage is inside  
> OsGEO, etc);
> B) OsGEO members (?);
> C) project team members and primary roles

You're talking about a different thing than Landon was suggesting. If
you'd like to participate in the existing effort to track OSGeo membership,
that's a reasonable thing to discuss, but I really think it's out of scope
for this thread.


We recently discussed needing such a thing on the board list as well, so that
we could invite projects to participate in discussions which actively affect
them. I worry about allowing any user to spam all of our project leads with
one email, but barring any significant objections, I think this is worth
having and discouraging people from using inappropriately (socially, not 

-- Chris

> Of course, this has a lot more featuers than we need and it's a SaaS,  
> but it is a way to illustrate my point:
> http://highrisehq.com/
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Christopher Schmidt
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