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== Project Evaluation Criteria ==
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* the code is under an OSI approved license.
* project willing to keep code clear of encumberances (committer agreements, etc).
* the project is "geospatial", or directly in support of geospatial applications.
* already reasonably mature (working quality code).
* already has a substantial user community.
* already has a substantial developer community.
* adheres to standards (ie. OGC, etc) where appropriate.
* has linkages with existing foundation projects.
* fills a gap in the foundation software stack.
* prepared to develop in an open and collaberative fashion.
== Project Submission Questions ==
* Name, location, affiliations (eg. corporate), etc.
* Short description of the submitter
* Project Name
* Open source license selection
* One line description
* Detail description
* Status (no code, alpha, beta, released)
* Why is this project important to this community?
* Are there others involved in the development of the project?  How many active comitters are there?
* How many users do you currently have?
* If you have users, can you describe a few and how your code has helped them?
* Are there other open source projects related to this one or compete with it?
* What libraries do you use or plan to use?
* Are there any patents or possible ownership issues?
* Please feel free to add other information that we have not asked that would help ensure that we know enough about your project to accept it into our community.

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