[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo website/rebranding May Update

Jeffrey Johnson ortelius at gmail.com
Fri Jun 9 09:51:20 PDT 2017

Note that it wasn't really specified in the EOI/RFP, but we should be
able to use Wordpress forms for alot of these things and other places
we need to collect structured data. I'm not really opposed to using
anything that makes our lives easier, but we should take care to make
sure we are keeping a copy of these collected data outside of single
vendors walled garden.

On Fri, Jun 9, 2017 at 9:10 AM, Sandro Santilli <strk at kbt.io> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 09, 2017 at 03:10:39PM +0100, Steven Feldman wrote:
>> Puzzled
>> We accept sponsorship from Google, we mentor students and are listed for their Summer of Code but using a Google Form to easily collect data should be avoided.
>> Is it official OSGeo policy to not use Google tools?
> No, it's my personal invite to avoid vendor lockin, which is one of
> the reasons why people in this community prefer free software over
> proprietary counterparts.
> --strk;
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