[OSGeo-Discuss] open-source project site construction

Christopher Schmidt crschmidt at crschmidt.net
Tue Mar 8 06:16:35 PST 2011

On Tue, Mar 08, 2011 at 03:08:44PM +0100, Paolo Cavallini wrote:
> Il giorno mar, 08/03/2011 alle 13.51 +0100, Jorge Gaspar Sanz Salinas ha
> scritto:
> > I agree this is a nonsense, but as I said, many people are suffering
> > those restrictions so as they are applied to many services and sites
> > (not only for developers, also for something as normal as getting a java
> > virtual machine, for example) I would encourage to avoid using them.
> > 
> > SEXTANTE for example moved from Google Code to OSOR.eu forge because of
> > this.
> Just to make it clear: can people from, say, Cuba, download packages
> from OSGEO servers? A few years back we had reports they could not.
> All the best.

There are no restrictions on any OSGeo services that intentionally prevent
access from any location. At one point, some OSGeo projects were hosted
on SourceForge, which enforced these restrictions, but they were never in
place on servers maintained by OSGeo.

Best Regards,
Christopher Schmidt
Web Developer

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