epiphany about the idea of the Foundation
john.craddock at XITECH.COM.AU
Tue Nov 29 17:20:48 EST 2005
Here we go, membership of the foundation: the MapServer community is just about to morph into a clone of the Open Design Alliance (nee Open DWG Alliance). The spin doctors are really at it!
How about MTSC and AutoDesk publishing the hard copy of this deal instead of eking it out in disjointed discussion emails.
The plot thickens, no membership, no voice.
Nothing has been written that assuages the reverse takeover theorem.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gary Lang [mailto:gary.lang at AUTODESK.COM]
> Sent: 30 November 2005 07:17
> To: MAPSERVER-USERS at LISTS.UMN.EDU
> Subject: Re: [UMN_MAPSERVER-USERS] epiphany about the idea of the
> Good points.
> I guess it depends on the context of usage. For example in this case I
> " And to be clear, I wouldn't care which code base they
> wanted to use."
> This would seem to be an effective disambiguation of the code
> bases. It
> wouldn't solve confusion around the foundation and code base
> names being
> similar, but that doesn't seem to be an issue for Apache, OpenOffice,
> Eclipse, et al.
> I am still interested in the answer to the question. I think
> anyone who
> joins the foundation should contribute something. A new project, new
> code mods, money, etc.
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