[OSGeo-Discuss] Brazil OSGeo Chapter - first try

Venkatesh Raghavan raghavan at media.osaka-cu.ac.jp
Wed May 31 19:13:53 PDT 2006

Hi all,

Would like to create

[1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/Japan
[2] https://japan.osgeo.org

Could anyone suggest how do I do this from the OSGeo site.

Thanks in advance.


pmarc wrote:
> [crosspost to discuss and international-discuss]
> Hi all.
> After reading some discussion on discuss-, I created a wikipage [1] to
> congregate brazilian users of geospatial software, and also a project
> [2] on the OSGeo site.
> The first idea is to build some momentum, and then proceed to the
> creation of the entity following local regulation. As of yet, I have
> no idea if it's possible (or feasible) to make the entity able to
> receive foreign funds.
> I am aware that OSGeo has (currently) no official policy regarding
> local chapters, but I don't think that should be a problem, since what
> I have in mind is to replicate OSGeo policies here and to keep the
> organization updated on the local scenario and developments.
> Gary Lang, please update the AutoDesk Brasil people on this.
> If there's no oppsition, I'll be the contact person for a while.
> [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/Brasil
> [2] https://brasil.osgeo.org

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