[Board] [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGEO4W future
cavallini at faunalia.it
Fri Sep 20 22:44:17 PDT 2013
Done, thanks. Glad to see things are moving.
I think before tackling the tech issues, we have a problem with
governance here: once we have a PSC, we can go on deciding the way to
go. Before that, we risk having discussions, duplications, and few
Glad to see we have a good response now.
All the best.
On 2013-09-21 04:20, Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> As you know I am in support of establishing a PSC for the OSGeo4W
> project, and would be pleased to participate. I would encourage you
> to email osgeo4w-dev and lets get this under way.
> (unable to sleep at 3am in Notthingham)
> Best regards,
> On Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 7:12 PM, Paolo Cavallini
> <cavallini at faunalia.it > wrote:
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>> Hi all.
>> OSGEO4W is a crucial piece of our infrastructure, and is one of the
>> main services we are giving for the spread of GFOSS.
>> I think it does not get the attention it deserves. The active
>> developer team is very small, many packages are obsolete, and their
>> update is far from regular. Im not blaming everybody, I sincerely
>> thank those who contribute; I just try to be objective. I think we
>> should move forward quickly. I suggest to make a Steering Committee
>> for OSGEO4W, so to have a clear roadmap, and give Windows (urgh!)
>> users a predictable environment. I think some of our million users
>> would be happy to support this effort, if they would know they
>> contribute actively to something they need.
>> My previous efforts to raise this question and to improve the
>> situation have met with no success. I think time is now ripe to
>> Im available to help.
>> All the best, and thanks.
>> - --
>> Paolo Cavallini - Faunalia
>> www.faunalia.eu 
>> Full contact details at www.faunalia.eu/pc 
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