[OSGeo-Discuss] [Board] How to retire membership status?

Massimiliano Cannata massimiliano.cannata at supsi.ch
Sat Jun 23 00:47:01 PDT 2018

Keeping calm and be thoughtful is in general a good advice for life.

Saying I don't know the facts and don't want to support any part I believe
If the CoC committee is vanished the board has the duty to verify facts and
guarantee OSGeo is a welcoming community.

So I suggest/request the board not to ignore signs and give as a whole  in
the name of OSGeo  (not personally) some answers and position on this facts
with an official communication.

I believe that a serious foundation do like that. Give clear signs to the


Il sab 23 giu 2018, 00:09 Bruce Bannerman <bruce.bannerman.osgeo at gmail.com>
ha scritto:

> Well said Cameron.
> Bruce
> On 23 Jun 2018, at 07:35, Cameron Shorter <cameron.shorter at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> Could each of us please be a bit more measured and forgiving when
> responding. It seems a few words have been selected which caused more
> offense than intended.
> I remember Jeff McKenna once saying that he sometimes takes a step back
> from the keyboard for a day or so before responding, and being much kinder
> and wiser as a consequence (my memory of Jeff's words).  I can think of a
> few emails Jeff sent where I think he did just that - his excellent email
> describing his reasons for wanting to join the current OSGeo board comes to
> mind.
> Confrontational tit-for-tat conversation is uncomfortable and if we take
> it too far, we will find that productive members of our community will
> start silently dropping off.
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