GeoNode Incubation Status

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You can see the [Geonode incubator application request] for more details from the project

Has the project been approved for incubation by the OSGeo board?
Approved by the Incubation Committee on [August 9, 2015] and the OSGeo Board on [August 13, 2015]
Has an Incubation Mentor been assigned to the project?
David Bitner is acting as 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?
Not Yet
Is the OSGeo bug tracker being used for the project?
No, GeoNode uses GitHub issue tracking
Is the OSGeo mailing list manager ( being used for the project?
Yes, GeoNode uses and for Development and User Support
Is the OSGeo SVN being used for the project?
No, GeoNode uses GitHub for code management.
Are binary and source downloads available from ?
No, the source is available at For Ubuntu, binaries are installable via ppa

Community Functioning

Is there a functioning user support mechanisms (ie. mailing list)?
Yes, user support mailing list is at
Are source and binary downloads for the package available?
Has a Project Steering Committee been formed, and given control of the project?
The Project Steering Committee is composed of the seven committers with the greatest number of commits over the previous 365 days.
Does the Project Steering Committee have documentation on project procedures for PSC decisions, contributor guidelines, etc.
GeoNode has compiled all of their community guidelines at
How many active developers are there? Are they from multiple organizations?
GeoNode has over 30 primary developers with contributions coming from many more. Geonode developers come from

many different organizations. A sample of the number of organizations using Geonode can be found at

Foundation Membership

Have project documents been updated to reflect membership in the foundation, and the relationship of the project to the foundation?
Yes, the current main web site reflects the OSGeo incubation, it has been reported on the mailing lists.
Has an effort been made to brand the project web site with OSGeo foundation web styling and branding marks?
Yes, the current main web site shows both the OSGeo Logo as well as a link to the next FOSS4G event.

Code Copyright Review

Has a Code Provenance Review document been prepared for the project?
Have issues raised in the provenance review been adequately addressed?
Are Commiter Responsibilities Guidelines covering legal issues in place?