[Incubator] Handling of Known Issues

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Fri Feb 1 15:02:48 EST 2008

There is a delicate balance between addressing all Graduation issues, 
and solving by writing an issue to say you will address it later.

Updating headers is an achievable task which doesn't depend upon 
external parties, so I'd suggest that it should be done before graduation.

Jody Garnett wrote:
> Richard Gould wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I believe the time has come for OSSIM to graduate from incubation.
>> Since they first joined the incubator, the project's infrastructure
>> and accessibility has evolved considerably.
>> The incubation status page is here:
>> http://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php/OSSIM_incubation_status
>> The provenance review is very brief, but the code has been reviewed.
>> The only remaining issue is that not all of the files had proper
>> headers. This is being resolved at the moment.
>> The review is here:
>> http://trac.osgeo.org/ossim/wiki/ossimprovenance
>> The other relevant documents for incubation can be found here:
>> http://trac.osgeo.org/ossim/wiki/GovernanceAndCommunity
>> The project is rather open and maintains public dialog on the mailing
>> list. There is also a substantial user base, and the PSC is
>> represented by diverse businesses.
>> Unless the committee would like to wait until adding headers to all of
>> the source code is finished, I would like to submit a motion for the
>> graduation of OSSIM.
> I don't mind waiting - however the goal here is to identify the known 
> problems.
> One alternative mentioned previously was to make up tasks to fix the 
> remaining known problems;
> if OSSIM could do this (the bug report can include the list of files 
> for which a header is needed) we
> should be good to go. Your providence review can link to the bug report.
> Jody
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