[Board] wondering about short interest in proposals this year

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Tue Jan 29 00:14:08 PST 2008

On Jan 28, 2008 11:34 PM, Paul Ramsey <pramsey at refractions.net> wrote:
> I think allowing Sydney to pre-submit their interest during the '08
> process had the effect of freezing out some interest.  Tyler's note
> about "letters of intent" is well-taken, though it might have the
> effect of simply reducing down to a negotiated one submission per
> year...

I know that there was interest to host the event in Italy but given
the apparently good (ongoing) preparation of the Sydney proposal
folks here gave up early. So I tend to agree with Paul here about
the effect.


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