|Cool - thanks, Bas!|
George and I are the key people: he handles architecture and I handle the standards (including licensing issues).
On 26-11-15 19:44, Cameron Shorter wrote:
Hi Scott,I've contacted the FTP master in question today, see:https://lists.debian.org/debian-gis/2015/11/msg00038.htmlIf I also don't get a reply from any of the FTP masters on that, I cantry to get the discussion going on the debian-legal list, ask advicefrom the technical committee, or DPL (project leader). So there are somemore options available.
Here is where I see this conversation stalling (on this list that I
On 24/02/2015 6:00 am, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
On 02/23/2015 05:09 PM, Scott Simmons wrote:
OGC staff have been watching the conversation and we have discussedThanks for your willingness to join the discussion with the Debian FTP
internally how we might better meet the needs of this community.
I’ll get our license experts in touch with the FTP Masters this week.
We truly want to do whatever possible to ensure that OGC licensing is
not a hurdle!
Please keep the OSGeo Standards and Debian GIS lists in the loop.
It sounds like it might be worth revisiting, and potentially drawing
upon relationships we have within OSGeo, UbuntuGIS and DebianGIS to see
if we can escalate.
I suspect Bas might be able to call on a favour or two, or we might beGeorge Percivall was previously recommended:https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/standards/2015-February/000847.html
able to call upon the OSGeo Board to reach out.
Who are the people within OGC to talk with about this?
On 26/11/2015 11:13 pm, Scott Simmons wrote:Kind Regards,Bas-- GPG Key ID: 4096R/6750F10AE88D4AF1Fingerprint: 8182 DE41 7056 408D 6146 50D1 6750 F10A E88D 4AF1
We never heard back from the Debian folks on issues with OGC license
terms. I would love to engage them, but admit that I am at a loss as
to how to progress!
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On Nov 26, 2015, at 12:44 AM, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
On 26-11-15 06:56, Cameron Shorter wrote:
The OGC has technical and planning committee meetings in Sydney (my
town), next week, 30 Nov - 4 Dec 2016.
I'm hoping to bump into some of the OGC attendees while in town. (In
particular there is a GeoRabble event I will be at).
It might also be a good chance to talk about any OSGeo/OGC
In particular, is the OGC interested in including the TEAM
engine on OSGeo-Live? We have just kicked of the build process for
release, and now would be an opportune time to discuss including the
Also, we have previously discussed integrating OGC Standards
with OSGeo-Live documentation. Is the development of documentation
standards still progressing?
It might be a good chance to discuss that too.
If the OGC documentation is licensed under the terms of the OGC Document
Notice this is problematic due to the non-free nature of the license.
I'd like to know if OGC has been able to get in touch with the Debian
project to discuss the issues with the OGC Document & Software notices.
There hasn't been any public progress since this was last discussed on
this list ('OGC XML schemas and FOSS4G software distribution' thread).