Ticket #398 (new task)
Incubator Application: Geo-meteo
|Reported by:||warmerdam||Owned by:||jive|
Incubator Application Questionnaire
1.Please provide the name and email address of the principal Project Owner.
Regina Stöber-Yurdakul stoeber-yurdakul@…
2.Please provide the names and emails of co-project owners (if any).
3.Please provide the names, emails and entity affiliation of all official committers.
Regina Stöber-Yurdakul is the founder of the Start-up IP-Wetter. IP-Wetter is since summer 2009 incubatee in the ESA business incubation Initiative
4.Please describe your Project.
Geo-meteo: Client-Server Infrastructure for OGC standardised weather visualisation and processing focussed on the general public. Development of a comfortable Time-dimension viewer , enhancement of „Open layers“.
5.Why is hosting at OSGeo good for your project?
The incubation at OSGeo with a mentor by an experienced OSGeo developer will ensure the Quality of the development. This approach will attract more contributors from National Weather Services, which already use OSGeo Programms and will help to build up meteorologic OSGeo and OGC Compentences at academic, meteorological institutes.
6.Type of application does this project represent(client, server, standalone, library, etc.):
Client- server archtiecture ; Client ,
7.Please describe any relationships to other open source projects.
Beside Map-server and Open-layers, PostgreSql? and Postgis will be used. Open-grads , Pydap are considered to be used. Currently visualisations with the open-source tool worldkit, which uses the Adobe Flash Player, are testet. It is intended to develop a client with similar functionalities, but which is completely independent from proprietary products.
8.Please describe any relationships with commercial companies or products.
IP-Wetter will be a commercial company. The weather visualisations, which will be produced with geo-meteo, will be commercial.
9.Which open source license(s) will the source code be released under?
10.Is there already a beta or official release?
There are tests using worldkit as a client, which can be considered as a design guide.
11.What is the origin of your project (commercial, experimental, thesis or other higher education, government, or some other source)?
12.Does the project support open standards? Which ones and to what extent? (OGC, w3c, ect.) Has the software been certified to any standard (CITE for example)? If not, is it the intention of the project owners to seek certification at some point?
13.Is the code free of patents, trademarks, and do you control the copyright?
14.How many people actively contribute (code, documentation, other?) to the project at this time?
15.How many people have commit access to the source code respository?
16.Approximately how many users are currently using this project?
17.What type of users does your project attract (government, commercial, hobby, academic research, etc. )?
Governmental, academic, commercial
18.If you do not intend to host any portion of this project using the OSGeo infrastructure, why should you be considered a member project of the OSGeo Foundation?
I will host at least a portion of the project using OSGeo infrastrukture, but beside that it is important for OSGeo to consider IP-Wetter to be a member project of the OSGeo Foundation to push Open-Source and OGC in the meteorological community
19.Does the project include an automated build and test?
20.What language(s) are used in this project? (C/Java/perl/etc)
21.What is the dominant written language (i.e. English, French, Spanish, German, etc) of the core developers?
22.What is the (estimated) size of a full release of this project? How many users do you expect to download the project when it is released?