[OSGeo-Discuss] [Incubator] Should OSGeo accept "benevolent dictator" projects into OSGeo?

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Wed May 11 02:05:19 PDT 2016

On 11 May 2016 at 10:56, Peter Baumann <p.baumann at jacobs-university.de> wrote:
> Hi Jonathan,
> while OSGeo and rasdaman share the strive for quality we come from different
> approaches: OSGeo believes in the power of committees and strong regulation
> whereas rasdaman has a culture of unbureaucratic, technocracy based
> collaboration.

Then, I don't understand why rasdaman entered the incubation in the first place.
It sounds like a complete waste of efforts.

"PSC should operate openly and with a consensus based approach(...)
A benevolent dictatorship is not considered a suitable open and
consensus based approach to governance."

Best regards,
Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net

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