[Incubator] Re: Is rasdaman suitable/ready for OSGeo incubation?
p.baumann at jacobs-university.de
Wed Dec 8 15:03:45 EST 2010
another valuable hint. I like this clear structuring of information -
which admittedly is a nontrivial process while building an
information-rich website. Actually, it is an act of continuously
striving for improvement. The recently added feature matrix was one such
point, here is another which I have put on our list.
So thanks for your hints & clarifications,
On 12/08/2010 06:33 PM, Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote:
> On December 8, 2010 02:14:20 am Peter Baumann wrote:
> > Cameron-
> > you have suggested to remove all references to the commercial support of
> > rasdaman from the rasdaman.org site.
> > How does this compare to PostGIS?
> Hi Peter,
> I don't think anyone is going to be turned off by your fairly low-key
> mention of providing consulting services. Many (most?) projects have a
> link to consulting services available.
> You'll hit a challenge though when someone else from the community
> also provides services and would like to have an equal playing field
> with you. But that's easily handled by having a directory of service
> providers, GeoServer commercial support page is a good example in my
> opinion: http://geoserver.org/display/GEOS/Commercial+Support
> Having rasdaman.com makes a pretty clear cut between the FOSS project
> .org site and the additional services you are offering up. And does
> suggest that "control" of the .org is not == to the .com at some level
> Unless you start having flashing banner ads for the .com on the .org
> site I doubt you'll be offending anyone :)
> p.s. I don't think you'll have any opposition to GPL during the
> incubation process either.
> Tyler Mitchell
> Executive Director, OSGeo
> tmitchell at osgeo.org
> See you at FOSS4 2011 <http://2011.foss4g.org> Denver in September!
Dr. Peter Baumann
- Professor of Computer Science, Jacobs University Bremen
mail: p.baumann at jacobs-university.de
tel: +49-421-200-3178, fax: +49-421-200-493178
- Executive Director, rasdaman GmbH Bremen (HRB 147737)
www.rasdaman.com, mail: baumann at rasdaman.com
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