On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 2:20 PM, Jody Garnett <jody.garnett@...:
> The code contribution agreement is on the agenda for the next OSGeo board
> - http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Board_Meeting_2012-08-09
> I would like to make sure we have someone attending from the GeoTools PMC.
> My own take is:
> 1) As Martin has made a request of the geotools-devel list; I would like
> to write this up as a change proposal; and go through our appropriate
> community review. Under our guidelines there is something like three days
> before "action" can be taken in response to a proposal.
> 2) I would like to make sure the GeoTools PMC has reviewed our proposal,
> and possible response in place prior to the OSGeo board meeting
> I don't think it is fair to let the board take the heat on this one, as
> this is the GeoTools code contribution agreement. And we are the
> subcommittee responsible for managing that body of code.
At the same time, Martin asked the question to be reworded so that it's
general and does not involve the GeoTools PMC.
The Board should be free to answer "whatever the specific project decides
is fine by us" and that would put the ball back in our yard.
> Would the above approach be acceptable to everyone here? If I put a
> proposal together can I ask for a an appropriate response in time for the
> OSGeo board meeting. (Any votes of -1 will need an alternative suggestion,
> even if it is just to make use of the codebase under LGPL).
> No problem in following this plain either
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