[OSGeo-Discuss] Code Sprint: How Much?

Lorenzo Becchi lorenzo at ominiverdi.com
Fri Oct 3 16:19:54 PDT 2008

best Sprint I've ever been:


ps: thanks Jeroen!

Paul Ramsey wrote:
> Everyone loves a good code sprint... or do they?
> 2007 brought you the one-day sprint (with the GeoToolsers and uDiggers
> going for an extended weekend sprint).
> 2008 brings you another day.
> 2009 is still thinking about it.
> How much sprinting would you do? 1, 2, 3, 5, 7 days?
> I am wondering if the right way to handle the sprints is to turn them
> from something the conference quietly subsidizes to something that
> OSGeo pays for directly.  That way the conference organizers don't
> feel like they are having it taken out of their hide, and it can be as
> long as people like. Also, it fits directly into the OSGeo mission of
> promoting the development of the software.
> Book-keeping-wise it's a left-pocket-to-right-pocket transaction for
> OSGeo, but from a authority and decision making PoV it removes the
> issue from the plate of the conference team and puts it into the hands
> of the software promoting team (whomever they may be).
> Paul
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