[Incubator] MOTION: GeoNode Graduation from OSGeo Incubation
jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Wed Nov 9 06:50:37 PST 2016
Official congratulations JeffJ and team! I also updated the GeoNode
status on the incubation wiki. Let me know if you see any other
lingering pages that need updating with this project status :)
President Emeritus, OSGeo Foundation
On 2016-11-02 2:48 AM, Jody Garnett wrote:
> Thanks David and the GeoNode team!
> Motion David Bitner: "Motion to graduate GeoNode from the OSGeo
> incubation process with Jeff Johnson to act as the Project Officer."
> With the following votes I declare this motion passed:
> * Bruce Bannerman +1
> * Bob (CI-StPaul) Basques +1
> * Landon Blake +1
> * Howard Butler
> * Arnulf Christl +1
> * Jody Garnett (chair) +1
> * Dimitris Kotzinos +1
> * Tom Kralidis +1
> * Julien-Samuel Lacroix +1
> * /Mark Lucas/
> * Steve Lime +1
> * Daniel Morissette +1
> * /Markus Schneider/
> * Cameron Shorter +1
> * Jeroen Ticheler +1
> * /Norman Vine/
> * /Frank Warmerdam/
> I also want to extend my thanks to the GeoNode community (shout out to
> Angelos) who took part in incubation. I hope you found the experience
> valuable, and the OSGeo community welcoming. If there is anything we as
> an Incubation committee can do to entice you to stay and mentor
> additional OSGeo projects let me know!
> I have added this to the board meeting agenda
> <https://wiki.osgeo.org/index.php?title=Board_Meeting_2016-11-03> and
> for 3rd Nov. Jeff if you are available it would be great if you could
> attend this IRC meeting - to introduce yourself to the board in your new
> official role.
> Jody Garnett
> On 25 August 2016 at 08:28, David William Bitner <bitner at dbspatial.com
> <mailto: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:
> 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.
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