[OSGeo-Discuss] Seeking Recommendations On Software Export From An Attorney

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Mon Jun 9 09:40:50 PDT 2008

Landon Blake wrote:
> Is it possible to move forward with seeking recommendations on OSGeo
> policies regarding the export of software from an Attorney that is
> experienced in this area of law?
> If we'd like to move forward we will need to [1] find a suitable
> attorney, [2] get an idea of the cost of a consultation [3] determine
> how we are going to pay for a consultation.
> I think that this is a very important issue, and I'm willing to put some
> work into getting it resolved. Do we need to have a vote on it? Or maybe
> it needs to be approved by the board?


At the board meeting last Friday it was decided to consult with some other
organizations, most notably the Apache Foundation, in an effort to define
our own policy.  We are not planning on seeking legal advice at this time,
though we may have to.

Best regards,
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