[Incubator] MOTION: GeoNode Graduation from OSGeo Incubation

Jeroen Ticheler jeroen.ticheler at geocat.net
Wed Aug 31 23:17:09 PDT 2016

+1 Congratulations!

Jeroen Ticheler
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> Op 26 aug. 2016 om 16:24 heeft Jeffrey Johnson <ortelius at gmail.com> het volgende geschreven:
> Ill update the docs about contributing. Indeed we only added the one
> line into CONTRIBUTING. We have a big docs sprint planned, so
> wondering if this can wait until then?
> Basically GitHub is now configured to _require_ you to have signed the
> CLA before we can merge a pull request. You can see a screenshot
> attached. The "Details" Link links to our CLA on CLAHub.
> As for PSC decision making: I cant really remember the last time we
> ever had any decision that was not essentially unanimous. This is
> largely because a) we all try to discuss things before putting them to
> a vote so that we know how the votes will be cast before they are and
> b) we dont really have anyone in our community who is pendantic and
> makes issues out of every last thing. I think b) may be both a benefit
> and a hinderance to the project. Some times we all just agree to
> "close our eyes and merge" when we might reasonably make an issue
> about things.
>> On Fri, Aug 26, 2016 at 2:57 PM, Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Just going through this now because it is so exciting ...
>> Open
>> For the contribution docs I am not quite sure they are up to date - I was
>> looking at how the CLA was handled during contributing.
>> -
>> http://docs.geonode.org/en/latest/organizational/contribute/index.html#contrib
>> -
>> http://docs.geonode.org/en/latest/organizational/contribute/review_process.html
>> - broken [[links]]
>> - https://github.com/GeoNode/geonode/blob/master/CONTRIBUTING looks good
>> references www.clahub.com, does the link work when doing a pull request?
>> - Excellent docs though, and good to credit the github guides.
>> David do you have links to a PSC decision or two so we can see how it is
>> done? I am curious as what kind of question would cause the community to
>> "resort to taking things to the PSC for vote"?
>> --
>> Jody Garnett
>> On 25 August 2016 at 17:28, David William Bitner <bitner at dbspatial.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Dear Incubation Committee,
>>> As the mentor for GeoNode Incubation, I would like to make a motion to
>>> graduate GeoNode from the OSGeo incubation process with Jeff Johnson to act
>>> as the Project Officer.
>>> You will find the Incubation Checklist at:
>>> https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/GeoNode_Incubation_Checklist
>>> During the incubation process much work has been done to solidify the
>>> intellectual property behind GeoNode.
>>> copyright was transferred from the now dissolved OpenPlans
>>> a Contributor License Agreement has been adopted and a process created to
>>> collect from all contributors
>>> all files have been checked for headers
>>> the release process documentation has been shored up
>>> GeoNode has a tremendous "bus quotient" as there are core developers
>>> distributed globally. Many of the institutional direct users have developed
>>> strong expertise in GeoNode along with many companies that have developed
>>> support programs built around GeoNode. There is no single point of failure
>>> for this project.
>>> The GeoNode has managed to work in the open from inception in a way that
>>> has enabled enormous amounts of collaboration both between institutions
>>> using GeoNode and companies/individuals providing support for GeoNode.
>>> Thanks,
>>> David
>>> --
>>> ************************************
>>> David William Bitner
>>> dbSpatial LLC
>>> 612-424-9932
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