[OSGeo-Conf] Fwd: [Board] wondering about short interest in proposals this year

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Tue Jan 29 03:15:13 EST 2008

(sorry, wrong CC slipped in earlier)

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From: Markus Neteler <neteler at osgeo.org>
Date: Jan 29, 2008 9:14 AM
Subject: Re: [Board] wondering about short interest in proposals this year
To: Paul Ramsey <pramsey at refractions.net>
Cc: "Michael P. Gerlek" <mpg at lizardtech.com>,
conference_dev-request at lists.osgeo.org, board at lists.osgeo.org, Paolo
Cavallini <cavallini at faunalia.it>

On Jan 28, 2008 11:34 PM, Paul Ramsey <pramsey at refractions.net> wrote:
> I think allowing Sydney to pre-submit their interest during the '08
> process had the effect of freezing out some interest.  Tyler's note
> about "letters of intent" is well-taken, though it might have the
> effect of simply reducing down to a negotiated one submission per
> year...

I know that there was interest to host the event in Italy but given
the apparently good (ongoing) preparation of the Sydney proposal
folks here gave up early. So I tend to agree with Paul here about
the effect.


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