[mapserver-dev] MS-RFC-116 call for discussion: service provider page

Daniel Morissette dmorissette at mapgears.com
Fri Mar 4 08:09:50 PST 2016

FYI I added Section 2.4 to the RFC to address this:



On 2016-03-04 8:40 AM, Daniel Morissette wrote:
> It's a very good point that Steve raised and I like Even's suggestions
> of a review every few years (when we see fit) with a notice of a few
> weeks via the mailing lists to give a chance to all orgs to confirm
> their interested in continuing to be listed. We can leave the details of
> the process (ticket vs mailing list) open to the preference of whoever
> does the review.
> I will amend the RFC with a note about this.
> Daniel
> On 2016-03-04 6:18 AM, Even Rouault wrote:
>> Le lundi 29 février 2016 20:59:47, Lime, Steve D (MNIT) a écrit :
>>> I have no problem with this at all. My only question would be how to
>>> keep
>>> it current, I mean how would a service provider be removed from the
>>> list(s) - criteria and process?
>> (resent with reply to all)
>> If at some point (every 2 years ?) we feel that the list is or might
>> be no
>> longer current, we could "reboot" the process, ie remove/comment out all
>> service providers, send an email to the list (dev list only?) to
>> notify about
>> it and let people still interested re-add them ?
>> Perhaps simpler alternative, with less churn in the docs repository
>> and PR to
>> deal with :
>> * create a github ticket dedicated for the refresh
>> * send an email to the list with this message "in 4 weeks, we are
>> going to
>> remove all currently listed service providers to refresh the site. If
>> you are
>> still interested, add a note to ticket XXXX" (instead of the ticket we
>> could
>> just ask to reply to the email. The small advantage of the ticket is to
>> generate less email traffic for those not interested)
>> Even

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