[Incubator] Motion: deegree incubation graduation

Rutger Bezema bezema at lat-lon.de
Mon Jan 18 07:48:33 EST 2010

Hi Frank, 

Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> Markus,
> I think the project should continue to update documents as procedures
> are refined regardless of the review process of the incubation committee.

Thanks for the clarification. Accordingly, we updated the status of the
'blocking' libraries that Cameron Shorter pointed out [1].

> For some other projects we have asked that outstanding issues from the
> provenance review be turned into tickets in the hope that they are less
> likely to be forgotten.  It is ok for there to be outstanding issues
> (IMHO) as long as they are in hand, and will be addressed in due course.

This is a good idea, we've adopted a tracker at [2] and added the open
TMC issues.

> I would suggest asking all developers to announce once they have reviewed
> the guidelines if they agree to them on the developer mailing list.  A
> tally should be kept, and anyone who doesn't respond in some reasonable
> time (and after a bit of prompting) should be removed from the committer
> list.  For GDAL I took this as an opportunity to clear away a few inactive
> committers.

We entered an issue at [3]. 

> Likewise, having new committers announce their review, and agreement
> to the guidelines on the public developers list is a good practice.
> Best regards,

We are hoping to get the issues on the road today. Thanks for your

With kind regards, 
Rutger / Markus

[1] http://wiki.deegree.org/deegreeWiki/OSGeoIncubationCodeProvenanceReviewReport
[2] http://wald.intevation.org/tracker/?atid=303&group_id=27&func=browse
[3] http://wald.intevation.org/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1255&group_id=27&atid=303
Rutger Bezema

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