[OSGeo-Discuss] Hacking OSGeo
bottk at reed.edu
Mon Sep 15 13:37:56 PDT 2014
Kathleen Danielson's talk can be found here:
Recorded sessions aren't up yet, but I know Darrell is working on it.
On Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 1:28 PM, Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com>
> Crap - I guess this means I better set up another incubation committee
> meeting :)
> There was a great talk at foss4g about burnout (anyone got a link?). I
> always try and respect the volunteers I am working with ...
> Rant: Please remember that YOU are a volunteer you are working with,
> respect your time appropriately.
> Jody Garnett
> On Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 2:07 PM, Jeff McKenna <
> jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com> wrote:
>> Jody, your response is perfect. I do get upset too often (or actually, I
>> take quite a lot, but eventually am set off). I apologize for this, I will
>> try to be better. I am slowly improving. But I could be better.
>> To get myself back on track, I decided a few minutes ago (mentioned on
>> the Board list) by doing some little things for OSGeo right now. And
>> you'll be happy to hear that one of them is Incubation-related: give a push
>> with the pycsw team for the next steps (code review etc), as I am their
>> Thanks again for being the voice of reason Jody. Let's all do as Jody
>> says, and I am sure these tricky points will work themselves out.
>> On 2014-09-15 4:57 PM, Jody Garnett wrote:
>>> Well I don't like you get upset Jeff, you are correct that "patches"
>>> speak louder than emails.
>>> If I could put a plug in for the incubation committee - we would really
>>> love some more volunteers. We have a couple projects waiting to "get in"
>>> and all we need is a "mentor" to be a friendly voice/email contact.
>>> The stuff we do at OSGeo can be very intimidating (starting a steering
>>> committee - gasp!) or require sensitivity (trade mark conflict). Having
>>> a mentor to email or Skype can be of great assistance.
>>> Jody Garnett
>>> On Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 12:02 PM, Jeff McKenna
>>> <jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com <mailto:jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com>>
>>> Why is there this sudden need to point out things like this? This
>>> is the part that makes my heart drop. (and the underlying meaning
>>> of the subject of this email) Instead of pointing out issues, maybe
>>> those making these noises can spend that time on the marketing
>>> committee, or tackling on the membership issue.
>>> I personally have no problem with LocationTech, in fact I agree they
>>> play a very important role for businesses. I do have a problem
>>> however with pointing out problems with OSGeo and our baby, FOSS4G;
>>> instead of pointing out problems, I feel those same people could be
>>> diving into helping OSGeo grow and pick up the ball themselves.
>>> On 2014-09-15 2:56 PM, Bart van den Eijnden wrote:
>>> Why is this not true? I think you are misinterpreting here Jeff.
>>> Membership in OSGeo is a single person. Yes this person can
>>> belong to a company or run their own company, but membership is
>>> still personal.
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> On 15 sep. 2014, at 19:45, Jeff McKenna
>>> <jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
>>> <mailto:jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com>__> wrote:
>>> On 2014-09-15 1:22 PM, Daniel Morissette wrote:
>>> the members in OSGeo are individuals and the members in
>>> Eclipse/LocationTech are businesses
>>> Daniel this statement is not true, regarding OSGeo. OSGeo
>>> members are made up of all walks of life, and many are
>>> running private businesses all around the world. I have
>>> visited their organizations/offices myself in my FOSS4G
>>> travels throughout the years.
>>> However I cannot change how you feel.
>>> This part is unfortunate, these strong statements made
>>> publicly, which I feel are made to divide our community.
>>> Let me reinforce: our OSGeo community and our FOSS4G events
>>> (of all sizes) are geared for everyone and anyone, with no
>>> sole focus on one type of community. And as the President
>>> of OSGeo, I am happy to represent all of the members, of any
>>> kind :)
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