[OSGeoLive] Adding the GeoExt3 Project to OSGeoLive

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Tue May 14 17:28:20 PDT 2019

Hi all,

As discussed during the meeting, this is a motion to accept geoext to 
Starting with my +1

On 5/14/19 6:11 PM, Seth G wrote:
> Hi all,
> The page at https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Live_GIS_Disc_Apply  has a list of questions with regards to adding a new project to OSGeoLive. Some aren't applicable as GeoExt is a JS library, but other details are below.
> The docs are at https://github.com/OSGeo/OSGeoLive-doc/pull/448
> The OSGeoLive install script is at https://github.com/OSGeo/OSGeoLive/pull/257
> What is its name?
> GeoExt
> What does the application do and how does it add value to the GeoSpatial stack of software?
> GeoExt is a JavaScript library for building rich geospatial applications that was first started in 2009. A good summary of the project can be found in the FOSS4G 2015 presentation at http://marcjansen.github.io/foss4g-2015/Towards-GeoExt-3-Supporting-both-OpenLayers-3-and-ExtJS-6.html
> What is the home page URL?
> https://geoext.github.io/geoext3/
> Which OSI approved Open Source Licence is used?
> GPLv3 or BSD License dependent on ExtJS license
> Does the application make use of OGC standards? Which versions of the standards? Client or server?
> Uses OGC standards - WMS, WFS (both client)
> What language is it written in?
> JavaScript
> Which version of the application should be included in the next OSGeo-Live release?
> 3.1.0
> Has the application been rolled out to production into risk (ideally risk adverse) organisations?
> Yes
> What is the Open HUB URL for your project?
> https://www.openhub.net/p/geoext3
> What is the size of your developer community?
> 9 developers have contributed in the last year
> What is the size of the user community?
> There is a mailing list with infrequent posts. Many applications are Intranet based so it is hard to guage active use.
> Please discuss the level of testing that your project has gone through.
> Fully automated test suite using Travis/Karma
> How much disk space will be required to install the application and a suitable example application?
> Disk space - < 3MB (mainly the ExtJS library)
> Who will act as the project's liaison person?
> I'm willing to act as the project liaison.
> How long has the project has had mature code?
> GeoExt has been around since 2009. GeoExt3 was started in 2015.
> Do you have a bug free, stable release?
> Yes (although some open issues as with every project)
> If anyone has any further questions please send them on and I'll attempt to answer them.
> Regards,
> Seth
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Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
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Open Source Geospatial Foundation

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