[Live-demo] Re: [Workshops] FOSS4G 2010 Call for Workshops and Tutorials is open

Lorenzo Becchi lorenzo at ominiverdi.com
Wed Jan 20 01:54:20 PST 2010

Cameron, the budget is not yet at its final version becuase we are waiting
to know the updated prices for all services on year 2010.
Thank to your experience I think you are the best person to evaluate how
much the LiveDVD should cost to the organization.
can you do an estimate, please?


On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 8:17 PM, Cameron Shorter
<cameron.shorter at gmail.com>wrote:

> Oscar Fonts wrote:
>> Barcelona, Spain. 15 January 2010.
>> FOSS4G Live DVD: LiveDVDs, based on the Xubuntu operating system and
>> including Geospatial Open Source Software, will be given to all
>> delegates. Users can boot a Live DVD on their computer and trial the
>> software without installing or effecting the existing system.
>> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Live_GIS_Disc
> Lorenzo, Oscar and others,
> Has there been budget set aside to print the LiveDVD and hand out to all
> delegates at foss4g2010? (as was the case for 2009).
> If that is the case, then we will have a very compelling reason for project
> owners to work on the liveDVD, and I will give my personal commitment to
> work on the packaging efforts of the liveDVD, and while I can't speak for
> the other team members of the liveDVD, I expect that they will continue to
> contribute too.
> This mutual commitment to LiveDVD goals will help both of us producing a
> compelling liveDVD and foss4g experience.
> PS, I suggest also setting up a mutual commitment between foss4g and the
> WMS shootout, and probably a Desktop shootout too.
> --
> Cameron Shorter
> Geospatial Systems Architect
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