[OSGeo-Discuss] [Board] AGM Followup - what our foundation is doing in 2017
jody.garnett at gmail.com
Mon Oct 23 08:01:21 PDT 2017
Agreed, that is where it was listed in the slides. On the website GSOC it
is under initiatives :)
I love seeing a balance, initiatives provided a great oppeetunity for
members who cannot commit to an ongoing committee.
On Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 1:01 AM Margherita Di Leo <diregola at gmail.com>
> On Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 7:48 AM, Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com>
>> - Website/rebranding - temporary initiative
>> - OSGeo-Live
>> - OSGeo European
>> - United Nations Committee
>> - GeoForAll
>> - Conference Committee
>> - OpenGeoScience Committee
>> - Marketing Committee
>> - Incubation Committee
>> - GSoC - is this a committee or initiative?
> GSoC is surely no committee: the "members" are not stable, volunteer
> mentors change from one year to another, there is no "less active" members
> as sometimes happens in committees; there is no much voting, admins are
> responsible for administrative stuff, mentors are responsible for their own
> mentoring activity; etc. I think the definition of initiative suits better.
> I'm not sure about the actual definition in use in OSGeo, but if OSGeo-Live
> is an initiative, I see similarities with GSoC: cross-project initiative,
> aiming at outreach and growing projects.
> Thank you
> Margherita Di Leo
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