[OSGeo-Standards] Input required from OSGeo Standards List Members

Bruce Bannerman bruce.bannerman.osgeo at gmail.com
Thu Sep 2 05:27:44 PDT 2021


Could you please address Greg’s concerns?



> On 2 Sep 2021, at 22:15, Greg Troxel <gdt at lexort.com> wrote:
> Bruce Bannerman <bruce.bannerman.osgeo at gmail.com> writes:
>> The context and link to the proposed OSGeo/OGC MOU may be found in Tom Kralidis’ email here:
>> https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/standards/2021-August/001251.html
> I found that really hard to follow.
> First, there's the problem of using google docs.  I find that
> unacceptable in the open source community, because of proprietary
> software and tracking by an advertising company.  I suspect many (but
> not all) people in the osgeo community are also not happy about that.
> I asked for a pdf of the propsoed MOU, because presumably that's the
> form it would be adopted in, as a document of record.
> I see some notes that could lead to a draft that could then be proposed,
> but I don't see a "proposed MOU".
> So if there is text that is actually proposed to be adopted, please put
> it someplace not on google, as pdf, so that the *proposed MOU* can be
> reviewed.
> If there isn't yet actual proposed text, that's fine -- but please call
> notes toward a draft soemthing else.
> Sorry to sound difficult (except for about google docs :-) but I am
> really unable to understand what is going on.

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