[OSGeo-Discuss] Renaming FOSS4G

Paragon Corporation lr at pcorp.us
Tue Oct 6 14:11:38 PDT 2015

We really should have just gone with GeoBonkers' Meeting back then. It speaks to me on so many levels.


In all seriousness though, I think changing the name now that everyone has gotten used to it and knows what it means is not a good use of anybody's time.


As Jeff noted, there are other ways to elevate the OSGEO name without making the conference name OSGEO and really the message we want to give involves both


OSGEO is the Go To for all your FOSS4G needs.






From: discuss-bounces at lists.osgeo.org [mailto:discuss-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Mateusz Loskot
Sent: Tuesday, October 06, 2015 3:45 PM
To: Paul Ramsey <pramsey at cleverelephant.ca>
Cc: osgeo-discuss <discuss at lists.osgeo.org>
Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Renaming FOSS4G


On 6 Oct 2015 18:28, "Paul Ramsey" <pramsey at cleverelephant.ca <mailto:pramsey at cleverelephant.ca> > wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 8:12 AM, Barry Rowlingson
> <b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk <mailto:b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk> > wrote:
> > Okay, this is probably sticking a match under a pile of dry wood but
> > here goes...
> >
> > Can we rename The FOSS4G Conference to The OSGeo Conference?
> Get off my lawn.
> https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/conference_dev/2006-September/000030.html

The decade passed makes it to late, init? 
Mateusz Łoskot
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