[intl-discuss] Local Chapter Guidelines
arnulf.christl at ccgis.de
Mon Jun 5 11:11:42 EDT 2006
On Fri, June 2, 2006 22:00, Frank Warmerdam wrote:
Sorry for messing up your nicely formatted email. To make it better
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> I reviewed the Local Chapter Guidelines wiki page at:
> Generally I like it, but I have a few concerns / suggestions.
> 1) I don't specially see that a local chapter needs to have a voting
> member of OSGeo involved. We don't require this of projects, or
> committees, so why local chapters?
it does not say 'voting' member, just that at least one of the local
chapter must in one way or another regard herself as a member. This is so
obvious that we can just drop it.
Maybe this is a good time to pick up the thread that mpg has kindly
started some time ago and check out what became of membership in the
In my current understanding everybody hacking the Wiki or having an OSGeo
account can regard herself a member.
> 2) I think we need to imagine 2-3 "levels" of chapter. The minimum
> level might not have any "official" existance, just existing as a
> list and wiki pages. This is roughly the same as the "working group"
> discussed in the past.
This could be an interest group:
Or was this category intended for something else alltogether? Someone
could think something up for a working group or copy and paste from the
The rest is in the Wiki.
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