[Incubator] Re: Recommend Geotools for Graduation - please vote before Friday

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Wed Jul 9 17:12:02 EDT 2008

I'll let Jody answer this in more detail.

But the reason there are so many issues is because geotools is so big. 
Most of the issues, from my assessment were minor, and the major issues 
have been addressed. (Jody, these are some words to include in a summary)

Julien-Samuel Lacroix wrote:
> Hi,
> The Provenance Review list around 30 unresolved known issue. I know we 
> don't ask to address all issues, but is that to much? I guess it 
> depends on their severity.
> Can we have an idea of the severity of those issues (They are all 
> listed as 'Major')?
> Can we have an idea of when they will be addressed?
> Here's some examples that I felt were more concerning, butI didn't 
> check every one of them. Should we worry about those:
> - All, need to review the LICENSE* files in all modules
> - The code origin for the plugin/db2 code has a (C) IBM which needs to 
> be resolved.
> - The headers in several files of the JTS-wrapper module give 
> copyright to the OGC rather than OSGeo.
> Julien
> Cameron Shorter wrote:
>> Try again (last email bounced) ....
>> Cameron Shorter wrote:
>>> OSGeo Incubation committee,
>>> I am delighted to report that the Geotools community have completed 
>>> an extraordinary, meticulous effort pushing geotools through 
>>> incubation and now have it ready for graduation.
>>> I have reviewed all the documentation and am satisfied that it comes 
>>> up to scratch and that geotools have addressed the incubation 
>>> provenance review criteria.
>>> By watching the Geotools community in action, and by the high 
>>> quality of their documented Software processes I think that Geotools 
>>> have raised the bar for OSGeo graduation criteria.
>>> I'm hopeful that we can vote Geotools through incubation before the 
>>> OSGeo board meet this Friday 11 July.
>>> The key documents for review are:
>>> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/GeoTools_Project_Status
>>> and
>>> http://docs.codehaus.org/display/GEOTOOLS/GeoTools+Provenance+Review
>>> I will be doing a thin slice review of source code headers tomorrow 
>>> morning, but don't expect any issues there.
>>> Please vote: +1, 0, -1

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