[Incubator] osgeo labs - Maturity Rating
jody.garnett at gmail.com
Sun Sep 21 12:06:43 PDT 2014
Maybe you could introduce this on OSGeo live? I think it could apply to more than just OsGeo projects.
> On Sep 19, 2014, at 4:24 PM, Cameron Shorter <cameron.shorter at gmail.com> wrote:
> We discussed a 5 star maturity rating in 2010. I still like the idea, but it was contentious at the time, especially with projects which would rank low on the rating, and it was eventually dropped in favour of using just "Incubated"/"Incubating" as more politically acceptable.
> This is what we proposed:
> Maturity Rating
> A 5 star rating system to qualify the how established a project is. Rating is to be broken down as follows:
> 5 stars: This rating is yet to be defined, and will not be allocated to projects yet. Project includes bundled software, regular builds, security updates, training, etc.
> 4 stars (mature): Project has passed osgeo incubation as per: http://www.osgeo.org/incubator/process/project_graduation_checklist.html
> 3.5 stars: Not to be used yet, but may later be introduced for projects which have entered incubation.
> 3 stars (established): Project has Stable Software, a Stable community, is deployed in production systems, and is ready to pass criteria to enter incubation, as per:http://www.osgeo.org/incubator/process/evaluation.html
> 2 stars (stable): Project has Stable Software.
> Project produces periodic releases of stable software which is used in production systems.
> 1 star (beta): Project has Beta software.
> Discussion about it here:
>> On 19/09/2014 8:41 am, Luca Delucchi wrote:
>>> On 18 September 2014 23:10, Jachym Cepicky <jachym.cepicky at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> level 1 - project (name, license, headers)
>>> level 2 - code clean checked
>>> level 3 - steering committee
>>> level 4 - ...
>>> level 5 - community, mature osgeo project
>>> drift between levels is possible both ways (you lost community e.g.)
>> I really like this idea...
>>> jody could give more insight view
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