[Live-demo] [Incubator] Oskari Incubation Application

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Thu Mar 16 03:43:45 PDT 2017

This looks like a very promising project.
It would be nice if Oskari could also join the OSGeo-Live distribution 
along incubation.


On 03/15/2017 09:01 PM, Arnulf Christl wrote:
> Folks,
> somehow this has slipped our attention. Oskari has filled out the
> incubation application form here:
> https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Oskari_Incubation_Application
> They also submitted a ticket:
> https://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo/ticket/1838
> We never seem to have followed up?! They basically already went through
> the hard stuff (find all contributors, get license texts sorted out,
> CLAs, decision taking, voting, etc.) and are waiting for us to attend to
> the process.
> They still have an interesting questions regarding communication which I
> suggest should be discussed on this list because it is of common
> interest. Specifically: Mailing lists.
> To me it appear that this may be becoming a larger issue anyway and the
> Incubator is a good place to talk about this. Lately I am hearing more
> and more comments like "Ugh, mailing lists are so 90s" and similar when
> giving workshops or talking about how to get involved with an Open
> Source project in general. Mailing lists are often seen as this "old
> Unix and hacker stuff". Not relevant anymore.
> Thoughts?
> Best regards,
> Arnulf

Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
Charter Member
Open Source Geospatial Foundation

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