[OSGeo-Conf] [OSGeo-Discuss] [Board] Polling charter members
cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Thu Sep 18 18:37:27 PDT 2014
I'll volunteer to start a wiki collating options for the FOSS4G future,
with sections that people can add comments into.
I should have something up for review and contributions within 24 hours.
On 18/09/2014 7:04 PM, Maria Antonia Brovelli wrote:
> Dear All
> I agree completely with Margherita. The most of people are asking
> themselves what it is happening.
> Please who was and is involved, please write the history of what has
> happened on a wiki page. When the plot is finalised the charter
> members vote.
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> *Inviato:* giovedì 18 settembre 2014 10.13
> *A:* Jachym Cepicky
> *Cc:* <discuss at lists.osgeo.org>; conference; osgeo-board List; Steven
> *Oggetto:* Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] [Board] Polling charter members
> Dear All,
> On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 10:51 PM, Jachym Cepicky
> <jachym.cepicky at gmail.com <mailto:jachym.cepicky at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Just noting,
> discussion about relationship between LocationTech and OSGeo is here
> since 2012 (IIRC). That many people did not pain attention to it
> (actually including myself up to certain time), is not fault of OSGeo
> .. or LocationTech.
> It's just actually boring topic. We are community of (mostly)
> developers and users of FOSS4G (not conference, but software in this
> case). This sounds like politics .. who would pay attention? So, now
> we are here, things are happening, we can finally talk to whole
> community, because of this IMHO *is* important topic - two big
> organisations are trying to find a way, how to cooperate in the future
> for better free and open source software for geospatial! This is good.
> If for nothing else, then for clarifying OSGeo's position.
> If anyone is wondering why most charter members remained silent about
> the topic, here i can offer my 2 cents..
> It is true that this is a long story, but it's hard to find all the
> elements needed for judgement. I'd ask those that have personally
> followed the steps, to kindly fill a wiki page with the most important
> facts. Another thing is that, for those that couldn't make it at
> FOSS4G, it is (I believe) not easy to understand on what exactly the
> community of charter members is being called to express their opinion.
> What does it mean "to cooperate" and what does it imply for the
> organizations involved? Is it a case by case cooperation what you're
> talking about? why it looks like is the FOSS4G event at stake here?
> Thanks for any pointers
> Best regards,
> Dr. Margherita DI LEO
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