[OSGeo-Edu] Funding opportunity/proposal

Pericles S. Nacionales naci0002 at umn.edu
Tue Mar 13 09:15:50 EDT 2007

Scott Mitchell wrote:
> On 12 Mar 2007, at 20:56, Tyler Mitchell wrote:
>> Hello everybody,
>> Franck Martin is writing a proposal that could turn into an 
>> opportunity to get (indirectly) a small bit of funding for a FOSS 
>> GIS/RS book.
> [...]
>> The results will be available through creative commons attribution 
>> license, so there will be a way we could copy/reuse in the future 
>> toward any OSGeo volume.  The final work will also be printed in book 
>> form (as well as online), which is also a real encouragement for 
>> future contributors and updates.  I would like to see Franck be able 
>> to say that he has OSGeo support to put in the proposal and having 
>> support from this committee would ensure that he can say this.
>> Personally, I strongly support this idea.  I see any funding as a 
>> critical step to getting the curriculum started and bringing FOSS 
>> GIS/RS to a larger audience.
>> Could others on this list and others on this committee give a thumbs 
>> up (or +1) to the general idea so he could put OSGeo's name as a 
>> partner in the proposal?
> Sounds good to me!  Thumbs up, +1, however you're counting.

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