[OSGeo-Conf] FOSS4G Organizing

Jachym Cepicky jachym.cepicky at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 07:08:33 PDT 2014


I like your proposal

Maybe there is some MoU around already?


2014-09-17 15:28 GMT+02:00 Darrell Fuhriman <darrell at garnix.org>:
> 6-12 months?  We were expected to do it in 2-3.
> If this decision to hire a PCO takes 6-12 months, it highlights everything
> that is wrong with the FOSS4G process.
> I think deciding about the LocationTech relationship before hiring a PCO is
> completely bass-ackwards.
> 1) Agree that we need a PCO
> 2a) Solicit bids from PCOs (start with the ones we've worked with already)
> 2b) Ask for an MoU from LocationTech that outlines the relationship they're
> proposing
> 3) Choose one
> This shouldn't take more than two months unless we insist on talking it to
> death.
> Darrell
> On Sep 17, 2014, at 04:19, Cameron Shorter <cameron.shorter at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> Paul and others,
> I think there is likely value in finding a "single PCO for major FOSS4G"
> events, but I think we at OSGeo need to consolidate our thinking over what
> that means, and what we want, and I can't see us making a well reasoned
> decision in time for 2016 venue decision (which is when?).
> I suggest aiming to make a decision within the 6 to 12 month timeframe,
> which should give time to firstly investigate the relationship between OSGeo
> and LocationTech.
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