GeoMoose Incubation Status

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Document Status

IncCom Document Number: X

Version: 1.1

Status: draft

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


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




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 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 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 ( 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 ?
No, we will probably put a link to GeoMoose download page

Community Functioning

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).
Are source and binary downloads for the package available?
yes/no (and any caveats)
Has a Project Steering Committee been formed, and given control of the project?
yes/no, indicate members and whether it has effective control.
Does the Project Steering Committee have documentation on project procedures for PSC decisions, contributor guidelines, etc.
yes/no - provide pointers to various related documents.
How many active developers are there? Are they from multiple organizations?
Indicate number and some organizations involved.

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.