[Gdal-dev] Motion: Six month maintenance contract with Matuesz Loskot

Daniel Morissette dmorissette at mapgears.com
Mon Jan 15 10:09:18 EST 2007



Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> Motion: The GDAL PSC authorizes Frank Warmerdam to negotiate a contract
> with Mateusz Loskot for 600 hours of GDAL maintenance over six months for
> $9000.00 USD.  The maintenance work will be governed by RFC 9 with an added
> focus on resolving GDAL provenance issues in order to graduate OSGeo
> incubation.  Frank Warmerdam is designated as supervisor (per RFC 9).
> ---
> Folks,
> I've received indications that we have our first 9K "in the bank" from
> sponsors, representing four silver sponsors less the 25% held for general
> OSGeo purposes.  On the basis of that, I would like to proceed with my
> "master plan" to contract Mateusz.  I would appreciate PSC votes on the
> above motion.  Voting should close Tuesday evening.
> I am very excited to have finally reached this point.  OSGeo serving as
> a vehicle for maintenance funding has always been a big goal of mine, and
> I hope this will be a model for other projects.
> I'd like to offer special thanks to our first four sponsors who made this
> possible.  They are Cadcorp, Safe Software, SRC and Applied Coherent
> Technology.  Hopefully we will have them all on the credits page soon.
> Best regards,

Daniel Morissette

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