Board Meeting 2008 05 02

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This board meeting has been scheduled for the 2nd of May 2008 at 15:00 UTC (fixedtime), by phone and IRC (#osgeo) at the same time.

Communication will use the Conference Call facilities.

Agenda

Minutes

  • In attendance Frank, Markus, Bob, Paul, Jo, Chris
  • Approve meeting minutes from Thirty Fifth Board Meeting - Paul proposes, Frank seconds, all were in favour.
  • GeoNetwork graduates from incubation
    • MOTION Frank motioned that GeoNetwork graduates from incubation, as approved by the Incubation committee. All were in favour.
  • Deegree enters incubation
    • decision already approved by incubation committee
    • chris wonders about long list of projects, duplicate functionality confusing? frank says there are points of no overlap
    • discussion of has there been enough diligence done in making sure there is consent from both commercial backers + development community at large for incubation
    • MOTION Frank motions to accept deegree into incubation. Jo seconds, all were in favour.
  • Approve FOSS4G2008 budget
    • Noted that we need more interconnect between mainstream OSGeo and FOSS4G organisers this year
    • Need final signoff on the profit/loss-sharing agreement with GISSA
    • MOTION by Paul to approve FOSS4G2008's budget, Markus seconds, all were in favour
  • Approval of letter of Support for CASCADOSS
  • Markus summary of his connections with CASCADOSS
  • We will all find out more about it in June
    • MOTION to offer public support for CASCADOSS, Markus proposes, Frank seconds, all were in favour
  • Create a new page for Board Election 2008 and update documents and processes on the Board page
    • Action is deferred
    • The number of new members will be between 10% and one third of the existing charter membership count as decided by the board. - 15 additional members
    • MOTION, Frank moves to add 15 additional Charter Members in 2008, Bob seconds, all were in favour
  • Discussion of MetaCRS effort, common ground between proj.4, cs-map, proj4js
  • Close meeting, all in favour.