[OSGeo-Conf] Conference Name results

Tyler Mitchell tylermitchell at shaw.ca
Mon Nov 20 13:28:58 EST 2006

Thanks for taking all this on Jeff, good work.  A like this  
conference title suggestion and am also glad to see the conference  
committee membership - we're geared up for success, that's for sure.


On 18-Nov-06, at 5:30 PM, Jeff McKenna wrote:

> I have finally tallied the naming results:
> OSGeo: 5
> FOSS4G: 11
> FOSSGeo: 1
> Abstain: 1
> So it's clear that people want to keep the FOSS4G name.
> Even though the FOSS4G choice received the most votes, we have to  
> try to keep everyone happy here.  I've heard some talk of the  
> conference wording as "FOSS4G 2007 Presented by OSGeo", and I think  
> that is an excellent idea - keeps both FOSS and OSGeo supporters  
> happy.  This would also go well with the domain foss4g.osgeo.org
> So I move (or "propose"?) that both sides compromise and, for the  
> purposes of moving forward, agree to the "FOSS4G 2007 Presented by  
> OSGeo" name.

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