[Incubator] request from zoo-project

Jo Cook jocook at astuntechnology.com
Mon Jul 16 08:28:18 PDT 2018

Alongside the point that this request was a bit rushed, perhaps as we form
guidelines on this kind of thing we should try to persuade projects to take
advantage of early-bird offers for tickets and accommodation too, although
I appreciate this isn't always possible.


On Mon, Jul 16, 2018 at 2:14 PM, Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com>

> We are already trying to set a precedent of projects setting a budget and
> acting. If the actions are to assist their members in attend a code sprint
> or promoting the groups work all the better.
> We may not always be able to offer committees (and projects) a budget, but
> at least for the last couple years we have been able to to. Check out the
> budget link at the top of the thread. Idea is that work at OSGeo is done by
> members, and done at the committee level.
> The only odd thing here is that zoo has not formed an OSGeo committee yet
> - as they need to complete incubation first. As such to actions of our
> community projects will form part of the incubation committee report at the
> AGM.
> On Mon, Jul 16, 2018 at 3:42 AM Bruce Bannerman <
> bruce.bannerman.osgeo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Jody,
>> This will set a precedent.
>> Do we have funding to support one person from each project to attend
>> FOSS4G?
>> I’d prefer that we didn’t go down this path, if we can’t offer equitable
>> treatment to all of our projects.
>> Regards,
>> Bruce
>> On 16 Jul 2018, at 15:57, Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The treasurer has received a request from the zoo-psc for funding so me
>> travel to foss4g (where some presentations on ZOO-Project and MapMint are
>> taking place):
>> * https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/zoo-psc/2018-July/000749.html
>> Reminder ZOO-Project, along with several other community projects, made
>> budget requests here:
>> https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Budget_2018#Community_Projects
>> ZOO-Project has not completed graduation and does not have an officer of
>> their own, so I guess this falls on me as incubation chair to make the
>> request on behalf of the ZOO-Project PSC.
>> *As incubation chair this looks fine, the ZOO-Project is both planning
>> ahead with a budget request, and making use of the funding in a productive
>> fashion. I kind of wish many of our other projects were as engaged.*
>> I am happy to make the request, I will give it 24 hours in case any
>> ZOO-Project PSC members, or incubation committee members, wish to provide
>> input.
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