[Board] [OSGeo-Discuss] RE : Re: OSGEO4W future

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Mon Sep 23 17:08:50 PDT 2013

On 09/24/2013 02:57 AM, Daniel Morissette wrote:
> On 13-09-23 11:08 AM, Paolo Cavallini wrote:
>> Hi Daniel,
>> I see two possibilities here:
>> * osgeo4w is an official foundation project, and as such it does not
>> need to apply for incubation (it would be circular reasoning); in this
>> case the PSC should be appointed by the foundation, or
>> * it is an independent project, thus following the usual procedure; in
>> this case, better not to use the osgeo4w name and logo, and let the
>> devs self organize.
>> Thoughts?
> Hi Paolo,
> Even the founding projects of OSGeo (MapServer, GRASS, MapGuide, etc.) 
> did go through incubation, so I think OSGeo4W should go through the 
> same path. Since it is already handled by people who know "the OSGeo 
> way" it will simply be faster and mostly a matter of running it agains 
> the checklist. If its incubation can be completed in a few weeks then 
> that's just better.
> Daniel

Hi Daniel,

I am in favor of both OSGeoLive and OSGeo4W going through a few weeks 
incubation process.


Angelos Tzotsos
Remote Sensing Laboratory
National Technical University of Athens

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