[Board] Upcoming Open Letter to the OGC - with attachment!

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Sat May 18 03:30:16 PDT 2013

Hello Cameron,

In the end I spent most of my day yesterday on this (yes I dropped paid
work again).  In the end I had to place my signature, and choose to
speak from the heart.  I would not change a thing next time.

Thank you for the feedback.

Have a nice weekend.  Long weekend here in Canada.


On 2013-05-17 6:04 PM, Cameron Shorter wrote:
> Jeff,
> You caught me asleep, so I didn't get a chance to review.
> Thanks for pulling the letter onto an OSGeo letter head. That looks good.
> With regards to commenting on the cover letter, I suggest that in future
> that if you plan to change the words of a cover letter from the board,
> that you ask the board to review first (with at least 24 hours to
> respond). You might remember that the prior words were debated in the
> board's last meeting and were amended to address everyone's concerns. It
> is dangerous to then go changing again at the last moment.
> (For the record, I think your revised words are good, I'm just concerned
> about the lack of opportunity to review - something to consider in future).
> On 18/05/13 00:18, Jeff McKenna wrote:
>> Hi Cameron, Board,
>> Here are my drafts: (if you need odt just change the extension in URL)
>> - cover letter:
>> http://download.osgeo.org/osgeo/ogc/open-letter-to-ogc.pdf
>> - open community letter:
>> http://download.osgeo.org/osgeo/ogc/osgeo-cover-letter-to-ogc.pdf
>> If no comments, I'll send this afternoon,
>> -jeff
>> On 2013-05-17 8:15 AM, Jeff McKenna wrote:
>>> Hi Cameron,
>>> Ok today I'll draft an Open Office cover letter and send back to this
>>> list.  It will contain my signature and a note similar to discussed in
>>> the Board meeting.
>>> More shortly.
>>> -jeff
>>> On 2013-05-17 3:07 AM, Cameron Shorter wrote:
>>>> Jeff,
>>>> The Open Letter to the OGC is now complete. Can you please deliver to
>>>> Carl as OSGeo President.
>>>> I'll send you a copy of the email separately to send separately.
>>>> On 16/05/2013 4:06 AM, Carl Reed wrote:
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