[Board] MOT: support UN Workshop participation

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Sun Aug 21 15:28:34 PDT 2016


Further to valid concern of mixing OGC and OSGeo branding, there is 
potentially further confusion with "UN" being confused with "not".

UNopen can be read as "unopen" or "not open".

Maybe consider: OSGeo-UN or similar.


On 22/08/2016 12:23 AM, Carl Reed wrote:
> Just a bit of concern – OpenGIS and many variations are trademarks of 
> the OGC.
> http://www.opengeospatial.org/ogc/policies/trademark
> For more information.
> Regards
>
> Carl Reed, PhD
> (former OGC staff)
> *From:* Polimi <mailto:maria.brovelli at polimi.it>
> *Sent:* Friday, August 19, 2016 3:44 PM
> *To:* Massimiliano Cannata <mailto:massimiliano.cannata at supsi.ch>
> *Cc:* OSGeo Board <mailto:board at lists.osgeo.org>
> *Subject:* Re: [Board] MOT: support UN Workshop participation
> Or UNOpenGiS, UN-OpenGIS, UN_OpenGIS.
> Maria
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> Il giorno 19 ago 2016, alle ore 16:49, Massimiliano Cannata 
> <massimiliano.cannata at supsi.ch <mailto:massimiliano.cannata at supsi.ch>> 
> ha scritto:
>
>> Thanks Anulf,
>> I will pose the issue to the UN and ask for modification.
>> Do you think that UNopenGIS initiative may be OK?
>> Best,
>> Maxi
>> 2016-08-19 16:11 GMT+02:00 Seven (aka Arnulf) <seven at arnulf.us 
>> <mailto:seven at arnulf.us>>:
>>
>>     Folks,
>>     please note (again) that "OpenGIS" is a registered trademark of
>>     the OGC
>>     [1]. We should find another term before it becomes habitual and the
>>     confusion between standards and software starts over.
>>
>>     Thanks,
>>     Arnulf
>>
>>     [1] http://www.opengeospatial.org/ogc/policies/trademark
>>     <http://www.opengeospatial.org/ogc/policies/trademark>
>>
>>
>>     On 19.08.2016 15:53, Massimiliano Cannata wrote:
>>     > Dear Board,
>>     > I would like to ask for financial support for Maria Brovelli and
>>     > Massimiliano Cannata to participate in the second UN openGIS
>>     initiative
>>     > workshops (held in Seoul 7-11 Nov.) as requested from UN as
>>     members of
>>     > the Strategic Board of the initiative.
>>     >
>>     > The total cost per person should not exceed 1'500 €
>>     >
>>     > Please, don't hesitate to ask for further required information.
>>     >
>>     > Best,
>>     > Maxi
>>     >
>>     >
>>     >
>>     >
>>     >
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