[Board] OSGeo Contact

Paolo Cavallini cavallini at faunalia.it
Wed Jan 2 12:24:26 PST 2013

Is the service available outside NA?

Frank Warmerdam <warmerdam at pobox.com> ha scritto:

>I would note that in the past we mostly just gave Tyler's number for
>contacts, and after that I believe Arnulf put his personal number in a
>variety of contact places.  I think a google voice account as a voice
>mail service is good, and provides a reasonably reliable end point for
>communication that requires minimal changes as our executive changes.
>On the other hand I don't imagine it will ever get *much* use.  It
>just services as one aspect of being a professional, reachable
>Best regards,
>On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 12:14 PM, Cameron Shorter
><cameron.shorter at gmail.com> wrote:
>> As we have been notified that our GoogleVoice phone number has not
>> used, I think we should question whether we need it.
>> It seems that everyone wanting to contact us over the past ??? period
>> contacted us via one of our other methods (email, or directly phoning
>> individual).
>> While I don't feel strongly about it, I'd suggest we should drop the
>use of
>> the phone number, and reduce the amount of things we need to
>> On 3/01/2013 7:00 AM, Jeff McKenna wrote:
>>> Hello Board,
>>> Frank and I received a message from GoogleVoice that our virtual
>>> (801-896-7436) will be disconnected/reclaimed if we don't use it
>>> by making a call or sending a text) by January 27th.   So, this
>>> some actions, and here are some notes:
>>> - this virtual number was setup by mgp (thanks!); email thread at
>>> - calls goto voicemail, with an OSGeo greeting, and the message is
>>> transcribed to text and emailed to info(at)osgeo.org (and a link to
>>> audio message)
>>> - tested this and it is working well
>>> - logged into the GoogleVoice account and sent a text message to
>>> (to avoid this disconnection)
>>> - added a security number and email address to that GoogleVoice
>>> (in case we forget the account password); currently my phone/email
>>> listed but we can change that whenever needed
>>> - updated the OSGeo contact info on the wiki (still pointed to
>>> number) with my own number and this Google one:
>>> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Contact
>>> - reported this contact change to an existing OSGeo-Live ticket
>>> (https://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo/ticket/999#comment:3)
>>> - note that this GoogleVoice number can make free NA calls or text
>>> messages (to make calls to other countries we'll need to add some
>>> to the account; currently there is a zero balance)
>>> If anyone notices any old contact references please make the
>changes, or
>>> let me know.
>>> -jeff
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