[Board] Letter of Support for FOSS4G Perú 2014
a.ghisla at gmail.com
Wed Oct 8 12:42:47 PDT 2014
On Tue, 07 Oct 2014 19:26:23 -0300
Jeff McKenna <jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com> wrote:
> Thanks for your fast review Jorge!
I also approve OSGeo support for the FOSS4G Peru event, in the form
requested by OSGeo Perú chapter.
Thanks Jorge for clarifications over the documents, and I wish all the
best to Juan and its collaborators for the organisation of the event!
> On 2014-10-07 5:54 PM, Jorge Sanz wrote:
> > 2014-10-07 22:08 GMT+02:00 Jeff McKenna
> > <jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com>:
> >> Hello Board,
> >> I have been contacted by a member of the OSGeo Perú chapter,
> >> Juan Manuel Delgado Estrada, who would like OSGeo to sign a letter
> >> showing our support for the first FOSS4G Peru event. The support
> >> letter, as I understand it, will help the chapter possibly get
> >> funding for the event.
> >> Juan has told me that no funding is required from OSGeo, but the
> >> letter does list an amount that OSGeo would contribute in-kind
> >> (equivalent to 2,000 USD), through contributions such as me
> >> already emailing them or also submitting a written introduction to
> >> the event.
> >> As I understand it, they need to submit this letter before 10
> >> October, so we'll need to move fast either way.
> >> I will send the letter to Board members privately (one letter and
> >> one intro to the event), and as they are in Spanish maybe it would
> >> be helpful for Jorge to take a glance at it.
> >> I don't see any issue in signing the letter of support for their
> >> FOSS4G event, but I just wanted to make sure the Board is aware.
> >> (Juan follows the Board mailing list, and you can see his formal
> >> email request below)
> >>  http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Per%C3%BA
> >> Thanks,
> >> -jeff
> > Hi all,
> > Both documents seem fine to me.
> > The intro to the event describes what you could expect from a local
> > FOSS4G, written apparently in a format required by the public
> > administration that is addressed: general and detailed objectives,
> > impact of the event and so on. The letter is concise and just states
> > that OSGeo will participate on the event as mentioned.
> > Juan, if you think it's worth some kind support from the Spanish
> > Language Local Chapter, just tell us. Note that we are not a legal
> > entity at all (it's been always hard to think about a legal entity
> > that covers all Spanish speaking countries with our current
> > workforce).
> > Anyway, please consider also to promote FOSS4G Perú at OSGeo-es
> > mailing list.
> > Good luck with your event and please, keep us posted!!
> > Cheers
> >  http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/spanish
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