[gdal-dev] Renaming Sponsorships tiers to align with NumFOCUS ones
even.rouault at spatialys.com
Wed Jun 9 07:45:04 PDT 2021
Ok, so our documentation has been updated to reflect the renaming of the
sponsorship tiers. The advisory council mailing list has been renamed to
gdal-advisory-council at lists.osgeo.org (there's a remaining issue with
the archives not appearing after the renaming. ticketed at
Le 08/06/2021 à 22:08, Even Rouault a écrit :
> We've had a request from NumFOCUS to align the titles of the GDAL
> sponsorship tiers with the ones of NumFOCUS, to limit the risk of
> confusion, which was one topic discussed during last meeting.
> For reference, the ones of NumFOCUS are at
> https://numfocus.org/sponsors/become-a-sponsor, so to get consistent,
> our new levels would renamed as:
> - Gold (previously Platinum): 50k
> - Silver (previously Gold): 25k
> - Bronze (previously Silver): 10k
> This will help especially for actors that already have a relationship
> with NumFOCUS and can be confused by the current non-alignment.
> NumFOCUS confirmed that companies that offer a sponsorship
> designated to GDAL will receive both GDAL's benefits and NumFOCUS ones
> under that tier (if they don't already benefit from NumFOCUS
> sponsorship at a higher level because already sponsoring other
> NumFOCUS projects)
> I'm +1 for that change. I don't anticipate sponsors to mind about that
> change. The different tiers and relative positioning with other actors
> is probably what matters to them, more than the absolute title of the
> tier. Anyway, we'll communicate that change to the current sponsors,
> and adapt our own documentation.
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