[Gdal-dev] Motion: Adopt OSGeo Project Sponsorship Program

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Thu Nov 9 21:14:53 EST 2006

Matt Wilkie wrote:
>> I hereby move that all motions to the PSC be documented on a page on 
>> the website for historical and accounting reasons and to pluck them 
>> out of the rigamarole of day-to-day list traffic.
> So long as a web page is not the -sole- posting. Websites can vanish, be 
> re-organised and silently updated for a variety of reasons (not 
> necessarily maliciously, mistakes happen too). This is precisely why 
> some of the security mailing lists require there be no web-only records 
> of exploits, fixes etc.


The website is generated from the GDAL CVS tree (eg gdal/doc, gdal/rfc).  So
as long as the GDAL source tree exists then the records will exist.

I agree that web-only records (for instance in a CMS) make me nervous.

Best regards,
I set the clouds in motion - turn up   | Frank Warmerdam, warmerdam at pobox.com
light and sound - activate the windows | http://pobox.com/~warmerdam
and watch the world go round - Rush    | President OSGeo, http://osgeo.org

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