[Incubator] Application to host Open Source Project "actinia" under the umbrella of OSGeo
jody.garnett at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 08:49:39 PST 2019
Thanks for the prompt response - that looks great.
On Wed, Feb 13, 2019 at 2:35 AM Markus Neteler <neteler at mundialis.de> wrote:
> Hi Jody,
> On 2/13/19 12:49 AM, Jody Garnett wrote:
> I have just sent the motion off to the email list, in checking files I had
> a couple questions:
> 1) Scripts (
> do not contain a header, do you care? You can argue that they do not
> represent shippable code and thus do not need to be marked as opensource,
> but that is up to the project team to consider ... it may just be an
> That was an oversight: fixed.
> 2) File (
> show a header with "(C) 2018-2018 by the GRASS Development Team" - can
> someone confirm that GRASS Development Team is a legal entity? I just ask
> because we got in trouble with geotools incubation because "GeoTools PMC
> Committee" was not a legal entity and could not hold a copyright. If GRASS
> Development Team has been set up as an organization all is fine, if not
> perhaps consider contacting contributors with a CLA
> <https://www.osgeo.org/about/licenses/> to donate the code to OSGeo?
> To simplify things I have streamlined those few headers and assigned
> copyright to the authors (which makes sense anyway). also fixed.
> Aside: *Checking GRASS codebase
> <https://svn.osgeo.org/grass/grass/trunk/raster/r.in.ascii/main.c>) shows
> this same "GRASS Development Team", so perhaps this is a larger question
> then just this single project? It is entirely possible that GRASS graduated
> and we have since learned how to do better ....*
> Well, let's discuss this separately. I'll contact you on this.
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