[OSGeo-Conf] Conference Name results
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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