[SAC] Pair Domains: featureserver.org EXPIRES on April 14th, 2023

Added SAC to this mailing for discussion.

I was thinking about this more. Even though the original project that this domain was for is dead, it’s a good generic name for a project that is an OGC implementation of feature services.

So this could have value for many of our projects. The following come to mind.


QGIS Server


pg_featureserv https://github.com/CrunchyData/pg_featureserv (not an OSGeo project, but spearheaded by an OSGeo Sol Katz winner (Martin Davis), and a project that I consider an extension of the PostGIS project as it’s a light-weight wrapper around PostGIS functionality

I’d hate to see this domain go to the highest bidder who would only put spam on it.

Even if we don’t use it for a specific project, we could use it as a website to demo various ways each of our projects provide OGC compliant Feature Services.

That said, I’m changing my vote to +1 to renew for at least another year, with plans to decide what to do with it.

Does anyone else have thoughts on the matter?



From: Regina Obe [mailto:lr@pcorp.us]
Sent: Friday, March 31, 2023 2:26 PM
To: ‘Vicky Vergara’ vicky@erosion.dev; ‘treasurer@osgeo.org’ treasurer@osgeo.org
Subject: RE: Pair Domains: featureserver.org EXPIRES on April 14th, 2023

I think it’s a dead project. We should probably just let it expire unless someone renews it.

That might have mean been me testing to confirm it is dead.

I think it was a project of Chris Schmidt who is no longer active in OSGeo.

From: Vicky Vergara [mailto:vicky@erosion.dev]
Sent: Friday, March 31, 2023 1:40 PM
To: treasurer@osgeo.org
Cc: Regina Obe <lr@pcorp.us>
Subject: Re: Pair Domains: featureserver.org EXPIRES on April 14th, 2023

Hello Regina,

The following was received from pair domains.

I navigated to

with the following response:
Unable to connect

An error occurred during a connection to featureserver.org.

The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try again in a few moments.
If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer’s network connection.
If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the web.

Do we need to renovate it?



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