Difference between revisions of "GeoMoose Incubation Status"

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; Is there a functioning user support mechanisms (ie. mailing list)?  
 
; Is there a functioning user support mechanisms (ie. mailing list)?  
: indicate the available user support mechanisms, and whether they seem to be functioning well (are getting used and get answers).  
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: The OSGeo hosted mailman list is the primary mechanism.  It is working well.  For some rough numbers, from March-November there were 828 emails so about 20ish emails a week.  Most get answered promptly ending in a successful resolution.  A very small number do not get answered at all.  
  
 
; Are source and binary downloads for the package available?  
 
; Are source and binary downloads for the package available?  
: yes/no (and any caveats)
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: Yes (to the extent applicable).
  
 
; Has a Project Steering Committee been formed, and given control of the project?
 
; Has a Project Steering Committee been formed, and given control of the project?
: yes/no, indicate members and whether it has effective control.
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: Yes. Dan, Jim, Bob, Brian*, Eli, and Brent are the PSC and have control. *Brian is the chair. 
  
 
; Does the Project Steering Committee have documentation on project procedures for PSC decisions, contributor guidelines, etc.  
 
; Does the Project Steering Committee have documentation on project procedures for PSC decisions, contributor guidelines, etc.  
: yes/no - provide pointers to various related documents.  
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: Yes. We have an established decision process [http://geomoose.org/rfc/rfc-1.html RFC1]
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: No, we need to improve and be more explicit in our contributor guidelines.
  
 
; How many active developers are there?  Are they from multiple organizations?
 
; How many active developers are there?  Are they from multiple organizations?
: Indicate number and some organizations involved.  
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: ~5. Various organizations (Houston Engineering, SharedGeo, GeoAnalytic, Freelance, Local Government Agencies, etc)
  
 
== Foundation Membership ==
 
== Foundation Membership ==

Revision as of 12:29, 28 November 2011

Document Status

IncCom Document Number: X

Version: 1.1

Status: draft

See also similar documents: Incubation Application Ticket and similar on GM wiki

Purpose

The project representative and mentor will use this template to inform the IncCom of the project status on a periodic basis. The state of the project, as reported using this template, will be the initial indication that a project is reaching graduation.

Terms and Definitions

IncCom 
definition

Template

General

Has the project been approved for incubation by the OSGeo board?
Not that I know of. Jody would you like to add this to the next Board agenda or should I?
Has an Incubation Mentor been assigned to the project?
Jody is our mentor

Infrastructure Transition

Note, for each of the following it isn't necessary to move to foundation infrastructure, but if you aren't a reason should be provided.

Has the projectname.osgeo.org domain been populated with the projects web presence?
No. We haven't thought of or discussed this. We will probably use that to redirect to geomoose.org our current home (or vice-versa depending on discussions of which infrastructure we prefer.)
Is the OSGeo bug tracker being used for the project?
Pending ticket
Is the OSGeo mailing list manager (http://lists.osgeo.org/) being used for the project?
Yes, check it out, GeoMoose list completed from ticket
Is the OSGeo SVN being used for the project?
Pending ticket
Are binary and source downloads available from http://download.osgeo.org ?
No, we will probably put a link to GeoMoose download page

Community Functioning

Is there a functioning user support mechanisms (ie. mailing list)?
The OSGeo hosted mailman list is the primary mechanism. It is working well. For some rough numbers, from March-November there were 828 emails so about 20ish emails a week. Most get answered promptly ending in a successful resolution. A very small number do not get answered at all.
Are source and binary downloads for the package available?
Yes (to the extent applicable).
Has a Project Steering Committee been formed, and given control of the project?
Yes. Dan, Jim, Bob, Brian*, Eli, and Brent are the PSC and have control. *Brian is the chair.
Does the Project Steering Committee have documentation on project procedures for PSC decisions, contributor guidelines, etc.
Yes. We have an established decision process RFC1
No, we need to improve and be more explicit in our contributor guidelines.
How many active developers are there? Are they from multiple organizations?
~5. Various organizations (Houston Engineering, SharedGeo, GeoAnalytic, Freelance, Local Government Agencies, etc)

Foundation Membership

Have project documents been updated to reflect membership in the foundation, and the relationship of the project to the foundation?
If not, indicate when this will occur.
Has an effort been made to brand the project web site with OSGeo foundation web styling and branding marks?
If not, indicate what is planned. (note: currently an OSGeo web style has not bee established)

Code Copyright Review

Has a Code Provenance Review document been prepared for the project?
yes/no - point to review document.
Have issues raised in the provenance review been adequately addressed?
indicate outstanding issues.
Are Commiter Responsibilities Guidelines covering legal issues in place?
yes/no - point to the guidelines and indicate if it is adopted by PSC, and accepted by all commiters.