QGIS Incubation Status

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Has the project been approved for incubation by the OSGeo board?
Yes. See IncCom thread and board minutes.
* http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/incubator/2007-February/000620.html
* http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/Twenty_Fifth_Board_Meeting

Has an Incubation Mentor been assigned to the project?
Yes, Bob Bray has been assigned mentor to the project.

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?
If not why, and has the project page got a prominent link to the real home?
Is the OSGeo bug tracker being used for the project?
If not, why?
Is the OSGeo mailing list manager (http://lists.osgeo.org/) being used for the project?
If not, why?
Is the OSGeo SVN being used for the project?
If not, why?
Are binary and source downloads available from http://download.osgeo.org ?
If not, why?

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.