[OpenLayers-Dev] OSGeo Project Sponsorship

Erik Uzureau euzuro at gmail.com
Mon Nov 17 13:05:02 EST 2008

Just fwiw, anyone who would theoretically sponsort OL via OSGEO *is* also
OGSEO, via the 25%. It's a bit different, but still it is helping the

On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 6:20 AM, Christopher Schmidt <
crschmidt at metacarta.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 03:59:35AM +0100, Eric Lemoine wrote:
> > I'd be +1 for OSGeo. If I were a sponsor I'd prefer to donate money
> > through an organization like the OSGeo.
> >
> > Also, I think it'd make sense that the OSGeo list its project sponsors
> > on its web page. Is it already the case? Sponsors will then be visible
> > on the project website, as well as the OSGeo web site.
> Since project sponsorship is managed by projects -- and not by OSGeo
> directly -- I think it's fair to say that it's the responsibility of the
> projects to ensure that sponsors are adequately recognized. (As one of
> the primary pushers of the sponsorship program, I'm considering that my
> personal responsibility.)
> I do not, at this pint, have a plan to request that OSGeo also recognize
> OL sponsors on their website; It would mean twice as much work for me :)
> and more importantly, I'm not sure that it fits in well -- if sponsors
> want to be recognized on the OSGeo website, I think it makes sense to
> spnsor OSGeo directly (as camptocamp, and many other organizes, does/do).
> Regards,
> --
> Christopher Schmidt
> MetaCarta
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