GeoMoose Incubation Checklist

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Incubation checklist reviewed on email list, links provided below.

In response to this review several improvements were made by the community (see RFC section below).

Incubation Checklist


1. Open and public manner


Open Meetings:

Public decision making process:

2. Active and healthy community

Community of developers and users:

Participation from multiple developers and organisations:

Copyright and License

1. license

2. documentation license

3. code, documentation, and data reviewed

4. List of copyright holders

5. Contribution agreement


1. code under configuration management

2. issue tracker

3. management processes

Suitable open governance policy:

public communication channel for decision making::


1. user documentation:

2. developers documentation:

3. Release Procedure

OSGeo Committees and Community


1. Project Officer: TBD


1. Marketting details

2. Stable release available


Integration of:

  • MapServer
  • OpenLayers
  • Dojo Toolkit

Release procedure includes version check (Apache, Dojo, MapServer) and a release candidate window for testing. Project policy is to use stable release of OpenLayers.


1. Link provided to geomoose website, not used

2. SAC facilities: