[Board] [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo is the host of FOSS4G not a guest

Massimiliano Cannata massimiliano.cannata at supsi.ch
Mon Jul 3 00:59:58 PDT 2017


+1 Andrea,
this was my intention: not produce additional costs but fix ASAP what is
possible (e.g.: website)

....given that the board and the community agree with my point of view :-)

Maxi

2017-07-03 9:17 GMT+02:00 andrea antonello <andrea.antonello at gmail.com>:

> Hi all,
> I completely agree with Massimiliano. There is a huge difference
> between host and sponsor.
>
> That said, I understand Brad's points and also would never want for
> this to end in additional costs.
>
> But this should be considered as something to keep well in mind.
>
> Regards,
> Andrea
>
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> On Mon, Jul 3, 2017 at 1:17 AM, Puneet Kishor <punk.kish at gmail.com> wrote:
> > As a (nominal) Charter Member, I personally couldn't care about this
> issue. As long as everyone involved is for the same higher purpose, who is
> sponsoring who or supporting what is just details. Move on and focus on the
> bigger tasks.
> >
> >> On Jul 2, 2017, at 5:47 PM, Brad Hards <bradh at frogmouth.net> wrote:
> >>
> >> Professor Cannata,
> >>
> >>> Your answer clarifies that OSGeo has not paid for being listed as
> sponsor.
> >>>
> >>> This doesn't change my idea that OSGeo shouldn't be listed as a
> sponsor an
> >>> thus
> >>>
> >>> I renew my request to the board for removing OSGeo from that list and
> from
> >>> any material listing OSGeo together (at the same level and/or same
> list of
> >>> sponsors).
> >>>
> >>> That's because the marketing message it brings is clearly undesired
> and not
> >>> respectful of the true.
> >>
> >> I'm not a charter member or associated with the FOSS4G organisers, but
> having
> >> attended a FOSS4G event and having been part of a volunteer conference
> >> organisation, I respectfully ask that you reconsider. This is a very
> late
> >> change to a lot of conference materials, and at a particularly bad time
> for
> >> the organisers.
> >>
> >> In software terms, I'm not suggesting that your proposal isn't a valid
> change,
> >> just that it is too late in the release cycle.
> >>
> >> If nothing else, consider the environmental impact of all that stuff
> being
> >> junked.
> >>
> >> Brad
> >>
> >>
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