[Foss4g2009] FOSS4G 2009 Website
mapbutcher at mapbutcher.com
Tue Sep 23 18:01:46 EDT 2008
Now to the technical nitty gritty, this involves filing a work request
ticket to our systems committee (SAC). I don't mind helping here and
there, but can't see me leading this process this year. There are some
important issues to be worked out - shell access for site updates, admin
contacts, urls paths etc. Holler if you need help with the ticket. Will
Simon be the main contact from your end?
>>Yep i'm looking after it from our end
>>What should I be requesting in the trac ticket?
>>Should we continue this off list?
2008/9/24 Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) <tmitchell at osgeo.org>
> On 22-Sep-08, at 10:30 PM, Tim Bowden wrote:
> the established pattern from 2006-2008,
>>> which means we should use:
>> Wasn't there some discussion on the marketing list ages ago about this?
>> The concern was future domains could be hijacked. Sorry, I can't point
>> to the reference atm. If we always use foss4g.org/year then we escape
>> this issue. foss4g.org/ would always point to the next/current conf as
> I don't recall the outcome of the earlier discussion, but it's safe to say
> that the only reason foss4g.org/20xx hasn't been used the past two years
> was because we didn't own foss4g.org until recently. I got this done a
> couple months ago, so we're all set now. It simply wasn't an option and
> 2007 wasn't going to wait for it to get ironed out first.
> By using a different domain each year, we are somewhat forking focus on
> FOSS4G as an ongoing event. Of course a few aliases never hurt, but I have
> a hard time believing that anyone ever specifically yearned for the year as
> part of the URL.
> Now to the technical nitty gritty, this involves filing a work request
> ticket to our systems committee (SAC). I don't mind helping here and
> there, but can't see me leading this process this year. There are some
> important issues to be worked out - shell access for site updates, admin
> contacts, urls paths etc. Holler if you need help with the ticket. Will
> Simon be the main contact from your end?
>  http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo
> Foss4g2009 mailing list
> Foss4g2009 at lists.osgeo.org
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