[Board] [EXTERNAL] Re: OSGeo signing certificates (discussion)

Jody Garnett jody.garnett at gmail.com
Fri Oct 16 00:22:21 PDT 2015

Yes there is, as noted GeoServer has a mac DMG and would love to be able to
sign our GeoServer.app with an OSGeo certificate.

Jody Garnett

On 15 October 2015 at 13:10, Sanghee Shin <shshin at gaia3d.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I totally agree with Mike. And I just wonder if there’s any similar case
> from other open source communities.
> Best regards,
> 신상희
> ---
> Shin, Sanghee
> Gaia3D, Inc. - The GeoSpatial Company
> http://www.gaia3d.com
> 2015. 10. 15., 오후 8:48, Michael Smith <michael.smith.erdc at gmail.com> 작성:
> I think this makes a lot of sense and its very much a part of our mission
> statement to provide the foundational/infrastructure pieces for projects.
> And I concur that this should be at the OSGeo level, not at the project
> level.
> Mike
> Michael Smith
> OSGeo Foundation Treasurer
> treasurer at osgeo.org
> From: Board <board-bounces at lists.osgeo.org> on behalf of Anita Graser <
> anitagraser at gmx.at>
> Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 1:46 PM
> To: Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com>
> Cc: "board at lists.osgeo.org" <board at lists.osgeo.org>
> Subject: [EXTERNAL] Re: [Board] OSGeo signing certificates (discussion)
> Resent-From: Michael Smith <michael.smith at usace.army.mil>
> On Thu, Oct 15, 2015 at 6:49 PM, Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Thanks, could the boardwalk with the SAC to obtain a useful certificate?
>> For this discussion/motion I am seeking the direction "this is something we
>> should do" from the board.
> I am in a small conflict of interest here as a "community lead" at
>> boundless we have also offered to sign bundles as a member of the QGIS
>> community. The board could also ask the qgis non-profit to obtain a
>> certificate and sign, but I would prefer if we stick with the OSGeo
>> branding (which helps many more projects then just QGIS).
> ​One example where an OSGeo certificate would make much more sense than
> separate ones is the QGIS Mac KyngChaos installer. (Pretty much quoting my
> colleague Richard D. here.) Since William prefers to package the
> dependencies separately, it would seem quite awkward to sign, e.g. GDAL
> with the QGIS.org <http://qgis.org> certificate. A general OSGeo
> certificate would seem appropriate. I assume the same might be the case
> sooner or later for the OSGeo4W installer.
> Best wishes,
> Anita
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