[Board] Project Sponsors for Incubating Projects
pramsey at cleverelephant.ca
Mon Apr 7 08:10:07 PDT 2008
Well, fooey on you Arnulf :) I'll just have to complete Incubation,
shouldn't take long. The dollars aren't really time sensitive, I just
want to start milking all these wonderful corporate PSC members as
soon as possible (Bob, you didn't read that).
On Sat, Apr 5, 2008 at 11:12 AM, Arnulf Christl
<arnulf.christl at wheregroup.com> wrote:
> On Fri, April 4, 2008 21:11, Paul Ramsey wrote:
> > Query:
> > I wouldn't mind lining up some project sponsors for GEOS... we're
> > still in incubation though: verboten?
> > P.
> Congratulations for finding sponsors.
> I did not really like when it "happened" with GDAL. I still don't think it
> is a good idea because it removes yet another argument why to graduate at
> all. It can also put OSGeo in a strange situation if incubation shows that
> the project is not feasible - for whichever reason. How can OSGeo provide
> financial, organizational and legal support for a project that does not
> comply with its rules and regulations? We could only provide legal advice
> then (jump out the window or something along that line).
> I will not make a motion to change existing practice but precedence or
> not, I would vote -1 if we would reconsider this.
> Arnulf Christl
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