[Incubator] Motion to Move OTB Into Incubation

Landon Blake sunburned.surveyor at gmail.com
Sun Oct 20 19:31:53 PDT 2013

It looks like that is 7 yes votes. Is this enough to move us to the motion
to the OsGeo Board?

On Oct 17, 2013 3:03 PM, "Jody Garnett" <jody.garnett at gmail.com> wrote:

> I think it is next friday, would b entice to have this approved for the
> board meeting (just in order to wave). However we leave it to the end of
> the day.
> Notes while checking application:
> - license? it makes the cut http://opensource.org/licenses/CECILL-2.1
> - comitters: like the use of ohloh, great for looking at activity. I am
> unclear about developer diversity (organisation and industry) and if they
> have signed a code contribution agreement or similar). Something to sort
> out during incubation I admit!
> - I was unfamiliar with ITK (loved their history of license changes
> http://www.itk.org/ITK/project/license.html )
> - "8. Please describe any relationships with commercial companies or
> products" <-- I would like to reword this so it captures "governments / initiatives"
> "academic organisations / research". I usually check this section for a
> quick idea on where the money is coming from, and if the project is stable
> enough for production use.
> - "Is the code free of patents, trademarks, and do you control the
> copyright?" This question is a bit funny, as in an ideal setting the
> product would own the trademark for their name.
> Example:  OTB is trade marked for the Only The Brave Foundation
> - "If you do not intend to host any portion of this project using the
> OSGeo infrastructure, why should you be considered a member project of the
> OSGeo Foundation?" <-- I find this questions terrible since we are only
> offering osgeo infrastructure, and there is no requirement
> - love the test coverage
> So a +1 from me (Landon you can reply to this email with the final motion
> results at the end of the day)
> --
> Jody Garnett
> On 11 October 2013 at 1:42:35 AM, Landon Blake (
> sunburned.surveyor at gmail.com <//sunburned.surveyor at gmail.com>) wrote:
> I'll check in on this process at the end of the day next Friday.
> As a reminder, the OTB incubation application is here:
> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OTB_Incubation_Application
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