[OSGeo-Discuss] Small projects
jgarnett at refractions.net
Wed Mar 1 10:21:29 PST 2006
Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> I have been asking myself this question too. The "Project"
> requiring a PSC, an incubation period, committer agreements, web
> and so forth seems pretty heavy. So, I am doubtful that it would be
> appropriate to handle more modest sized project that way. I have been
> asking myself a similar question about things like libtiff, libgeotiff,
> PROJ.4, MITAB, AVCE00 and Shapelib. My conclusion so far is that they
> might be better handled as a sub-project of an existing major project.
Both GeoTools and uDig have a tradition of offering "spike" or
for people to start off projects in. This facility has been used to
spawn off separate project (geowidgets)
but is usually focused on plug-ins and sketching out rough ideas.
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