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License Page

The following proposed text for

Open Source License

The Open Source Geospatial Foundation projects are all freely available and useable under an OSI-certified open source license.

Contributor License

Each OSGeo project has its own procedure for accepting contribution of documentation, ideas and code. 

The following contribution licenses are available to projects seeking to assign copyright directly to the Open Source Geospatial Foundation:
  • Individual Contribution License Agreement
  • Corporate Contribution License Agreement



Ben Caradoc-Davies:



PMC support:


  1. Put together the new contribution agreement
    • See (tick) See individual contributor agreement belowaboveSee
    • (tick) See corporate contributor agreement belowabove
  2. Submit to OSGeo board for discussion and approval
    • Q(tick) Q: Is for email correct? A: Use 
    • Q(tick) Q: Do we have a fax number for the foundation? A: No.
    • Q(tick) Q: Do we need to contact pervious contributors? A: No previous contributors clearly provided code to the foundation so we are good.
    • Q(tick) Q: Do we need to contact current contributors? A: Perhaps, if only so we are all operating on the same terms & conditions.
  3. Add to the developer documentation
    • Generate PDFs
    • (tick) Create TXT files
    • (tick)Attach to comitters page
  4. OSGeo System Admin Committee (SAC) requests
  5. (error) Configure alias
  6. Create web page for Update OSGeo website
  7. Contact current individual contributors to sign the new paper work
    • Print, sign, scan (or photo), email to 
  8. Contact current contributing organisations to sign the new paper work