[OpenLayers-Dev] PSC Vote on Sponsorship Doc

Schuyler Erle schuyler at nocat.net
Wed Nov 12 15:04:22 EST 2008

On Wed, 2008-11-12 at 14:14 -0500, Christopher Schmidt wrote:
> > John has raised questions about having the OSGeo manage our
> sponsorship 
> > program versus having some other entity manage the program.  I think
> we 
> > have agreed to treat this question separately - to entertain
> suggestions 
> > on alternative methods of managing the sponsorship program after we 
> > agree on the core goals.
> If we're seriously considering pursuing funding thrugh something other
> than OSGeo, I don't see a reason that we need to agree n the document as
> written, or a way in which the 'core goals' we're talking about can
> remain relevant in the face of the various possibilities that we might
> pursue for funding sources.  

I'm kind of surprised that there's a question here. Could someone please
reiterate for me what the arguments *against* using OSGeo as the funding
vehicle are? Also, could someone describe what the "something other than
OSGeo" might be? I'm afraid I don't see the point.


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