[Incubator] Recommend pycsw Graduation

Jody Garnett jody.garnett at gmail.com
Fri Feb 13 19:52:04 PST 2015

I guess we can also note that Angelos Tzotsos is nominated as project

Jody Garnett

On 13 February 2015 at 22:50, Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks mentoring Jeff, it is great that pycsw is ready and it sounds like
> a fun community.
> I will look over the checklist / provenance review and get back to you
> with any questions.
> Aside: I see the project uses github wiki, you can start a line with "* (
> )" and "* (x)" for check boxes :)
> --
> Jody Garnett
> On 13 February 2015 at 17:22, Jeff McKenna <jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com>
> wrote:
>> Hello Incubation Committee,
>> I am writing to you as the Mentor of the pycsw project, which is
>> currently in the Incubation process with OSGeo.
>> I'd like to submit a Project Graduation Checklist document, for review by
>> the OSGeo Incubation Committee: https://github.com/geopython/
>> pycsw/wiki/Project-Graduation-Checklist
>> You will notice in the document that a code provenance review has been
>> completed as well: https://github.com/geopython/
>> pycsw/wiki/pycsw-Provenance-Review
>> I have been watching this community grow over the years (I have a good
>> sense of what makes a strong community), and I am very impressed with both
>> how active the code is being maintained, and also the fast growth of
>> implementations of pycsw by large organizations. I also monitor its mailing
>> list, which I do for hundreds of software projects, and it is very vibrant
>> (always an important sign of an active community).  Lastly, that pycsw is
>> the OGC reference implementation for the CSW standard, is proof of the
>> attention to detail and commitment by the pycsw team.
>> I'd also like to mention that, the pycsw team is very keen and excited to
>> become an official OSGeo project, which cannot be put down on paper or
>> measured, but it is one of the most important parts of the process I
>> believe.
>> Therefore as mentor, I recommend to the Incubation Committee that pycsw
>> graduates, and becomes an official OSGeo Project.
>> Let me know if you have any questions and I can relay to the pycsw team.
>> Thanks everyone,
>> -jeff
>> --
>> pycsw mentor
>> http://pycsw.org/
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