[OpenLayers-Dev] OSGeo Project Sponsorship

Erik Uzureau euzuro at gmail.com
Mon Nov 17 13:50:50 EST 2008

On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 11:15 PM, Schuyler Erle <schuyler at nocat.net> wrote:

> On Sat, 2008-11-15 at 20:09 -0500, Dave McIlhagga wrote:
> > ... think of this as a small
> > way in which OpenLayers can help sustain the broader foundation we
> > collectively benefit from.
> I agree with Dave on this. I think that OSGeo membership is a net win
> for OpenLayers, and I think that the foundation's share in our
> sponsorship will be well spent to  our benefit and the benefit of the
> entire Open Source GIS community.
> I would like to move that we request that the OSGeo Foundation serve as
> our funding vehicle, in the same fashion that it already serves the GDAL
> project. As and when we get willing donors, I recommend that we invite
> them to donate to us through OSGeo. If the tax receipt is an issue for a
> would-be donor, we should invite them to wait until OSGeo's non-profit
> status is finalized before donating. We've made it this far without
> explicit sponsorship funding; I think we can wait another few months to
> receive funds if necessary.
> Do we need a PSC vote on this? If so I am +1.

+1 a l'attaque

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