[SAC] Re: Motion: Provide SVN, Trac and Mailing List services for Fusion

Daniel Morissette dmorissette at mapgears.com
Thu Dec 6 14:03:24 EST 2007

This motion has passed with +1 from DanielM, FrankW and ShawnB.

Frank, what are the next steps to get the board approval?


Daniel Morissette wrote:
> Motion:
> -------------------
> I would like to motion that OSGeo/SAC provide the following services for 
> the Fusion project, with Shawn Barnes taking care of the setup of the 
> new services:
>     * SVN
>     * Trac
>     * mailing lists: fusion-users and fusion-dev
> -------------------
> I'll start with my +1.
> Once approved by SAC the request should be referred to the board for 
> approval.
> A ticket has already been created for this:
> http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo/ticket/171
> More about Fusion:
> Fusion is a new AJAX application development framework for MapGuide and 
> MapServer?. It has been developed by DM Solutions and they have 
> announced their intention to open source it at FOSS4G2006 (MIT/X11 
> license).
> A snapshot of Fusion is already available as part of the MapGuide Open 
> Source project, however, we believe that those SVN, Trac and Mailing 
> list services from OSGeo would be really helpful for Fusion to become a 
> real open source project and build up a community of users and 
> developers around it. Once Fusion has built up a community and matured a 
> bit it will likely apply for OSGeo incubation, but it's not there yet.
> Daniel

Daniel Morissette

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