[OSGeo-Conf] RFP tweaks
cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Tue Dec 27 12:45:07 PST 2016
That is a good suggestion. I believe the your proposed text should go
into the FOSS4G RFP document . I'm not tackling this document myself,
but happy to see someone else take it on.
(source in subversion)
On 28/12/2016 12:28 AM, Michael Terner wrote:
> I would also like to suggest one further minor refinement to item #1
> of "FOSS4G selection" based on the 2017 competition (as the situation
> did not arise with the 2018 competition generating only one proposal).
> We would respectfully suggest that the final Proposals _not_ be posted
> directly to the Conference Dev list by the proposing cities, but
> rather to an intermediary, who would then post them publicly after the
> global deadline has passed. In the 2017 competition there was a gap of
> >8 hours between when the first proposal was submitted, and the last.
> And this gap provides the late submitters an opportunity to look at
> the earlier submittals before submitting. I don't suggest that
> anything untoward happened in 2017, but the "public posting" process
> accommodates an opportunity for this to happen and is very easily
> remedied. A simple sentence added to #1 would cover this: "Final
> FOSS4G proposals will be emailed by the proposing cities to an
> intermediary, named by Conference Dev, before the deadline; and the
> intermediary will post them publicly the day following the deadline."
> Good luck with the deliberations and voting...
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