[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo sponsors ?
mateusz at loskot.net
Wed Oct 14 08:50:12 PDT 2015
On 14 October 2015 at 16:20, Barry Rowlingson
<b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 14, 2015 at 2:49 PM, Sandro Santilli <strk at keybit.net> wrote:
>> The tone was "suprised" and "disappointed".
>> Does advertising proprietary software solutions
>> on OSGeo website count as "championing" for its cause ?
>> I wouldn't expect that from my Open Source Compass.
>> Or am I being misleaded by the lack of info on the net about
>> the software names found on that osgeo page ?
> Proprietary software companies are big users of open source geo. Many
> of them give back in different ways - some by developing open source
> software alongside their proprietary code, some by patching and
> contributing to community projects, and some by throwing money at us
It may be also worth to observe the differences between FOSS vs OSS,
and that there is no mention of "Free" on the http://www.osgeo.org front page.
Please, notice there is OSI, not FSF, logo on
Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net
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