[OSGeo-UK] Should OSGeo:UK help fund Geoserver?

Jo Cook jocook at astuntechnology.com
Mon Oct 8 01:23:15 PDT 2018

Hi Tom,

Having discussed this with the rest of the officers, we're definitely
considering sponsoring this- thanks for flagging it up. I'm not sure yet
what level we will go for (Silver or Bronze).



On Thu, Oct 4, 2018 at 9:01 AM Tom Chadwin <tom.chadwin at nnpa.org.uk> wrote:

> Hello all
> The Geoserver devs just put out a call for funding. They want to make
> Geoserver compatible with Java 11 (recently released) and a sprint is
> taking place to carry out work to this end. My limited understanding is
> that Java 11 has caused various problems with backwards compatibility, and
> hence Geoserver needs considerable work in order to complete it. Ian, if
> you are on this list, please do correct or expand (Ian is a core GeoTools
> dev and is attending the sprint). Further details are at
> https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Java_2018_Code_Sprint, including sponsorship
> levels.
> If OSGeo:UK has the funds, do we want to contribute to this effort?
> Thanks
> Tom
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