Massimiliano Cannata massimiliano.cannata at supsi.ch
Thu Oct 26 12:43:24 EDT 2006

Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> Markus Neteler wrote:
>> so far there was no meeting. Some members are unable to enter into IRC
>> (that's why I was suggesting that OSGeo offers the CGI-IRC client to all
>> project channels).
> Markus,
> I'll take responsibility for getting a cgi-irc thing going that can
> be used for #grass.
Thanks Frank !
This will allow us to start the game and set up the first meeting!
>> The RFC-1 was discussed very controversal, opinions were orthogonal.
>> Let's see if we can fix this. I cc to all PSC members.
>> @GRASS-PSC: should I create a dedicated mailing list to get 
>> communication
>> archived?
> There is some danger in a specific psc mailing list, in that it's 
> activities
> will be too seperate from the rest of the community.  It might make sense
> to do this if there will be very extensive discussion of operating 
> rules for
> the psc initially and you fear it would swamp the -dev mailing list.  But
> longer term I think deliberation on most decisions needs to be done 
> somewhere
> that the rest of the community sees what is going on and can comment as
> appropriate.
> Best regards,

I completely agree, the discussion should be open (at least for a given 
time) to developers.
But I also believe that PSC members should limit theirs participation to 
the "pubblic discussion"...
No personal fight should never happens! (Why you block my idea? and not 
the other one?)
I think that the PSC should express the result of internal debate as an 
unique entities.
Of course motivations and suggestions should always be given...
(I know are GRASS guy are good guys, but define clear rules sometime can 
Anyway, I like the PSC mailing list idea.

Best regards,


Dr. Eng. Massimiliano Cannata
Responsabile Area Geomatica
Istituto Scienze della Terra
Scuola Universitaria Professionale della Svizzera Italiana
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CH-6952 Canobbio-Lugano
Tel: +41 (0)58 666 62 14
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