[OSGeo-Announce] GEOS Graduates OSGeo Incubation
warmerdam at pobox.com
Sat Apr 28 23:02:46 EDT 2012
OSGeo is pleased to announce that the GEOS project has graduated from
the incubation process and is now a full fledged OSGeo project with
Sandro Santilli appointed as project representative (Vice President,
GEOS is C++ port of the Java Topology Suite (JTS). As such, it aims to
contain the complete functionality of JTS in C++. This includes all the
OpenGIS Simple Features for SQL spatial predicate functions and spatial
operators, as well as specific JTS enhanced topology functions.
Graduating incubation includes requirements for open community operation,
a responsible project governance model, code provenance and license
verification and general good project operation. Graduating incubation
is the OSGeo seal of approval for a project and gives potential users of
the project added confidence in the viability and safety of the project.
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