Thursday, February 28, 2008

The Developing Team

Going on with the publication of the names of the responsibles of the project, noblesse obliges to publicise who are the members of the developing team. These are:

Area coordinators

  • Nieves R. Brisaboa
  • Miguel Rodríguez Luaces

Group coordinator

  • David Trillo Pérez


Version 1.0:

  • José Ramón Paramá Gabía
  • Miguel Rodríguez Luaces
  • José Ramón Ríos Viqueira
  • Antonio Fariña Martínez
  • José Antonio Cotelo Lema
  • Fco. Javier Rodríguez Martínez
  • Juan Ramón López Rodríguez
  • Ángeles Saavedra Places
  • Miguel Rodríguez Penabad
  • Fco. Javier Morán Rúa
Versions 2.0 and 2.1:
  • David Trillo Pérez
  • José Ignacio Lamas Fonte
  • Alejandro Dobarro Ansede
  • Verónica Fariña Iglesias
  • Mª Isabel Pérez-Urria Lage
  • María Jesús López Otero
  • Antonio Fariña Martínez
  • José Antonio Cotelo Lema
  • Nuria Gómez Cadahía

The Coordinating Committee

The current members of the Coordinating Committee of gisEIEL project are
  1. On behalf of DPC:
    1. Xosé-Fco. Freire Corzo, Head of Unit of Technical Advisory to the Municipalities (SATM)
    2. Pedro A. González Pérez, Technical Architect of SATM and Technical Responsible of EIEL related projects (gisEIEL, webEIEL, bdtEIEL and ideAC)
    3. Miguel Lorenzo Turbón, Head of Sub-unit of Technological Innovation
  2. On behalf of UdC Datalab:
    1. Miguel Rodríguez Luaces, Head of developing team

Monday, February 4, 2008

gisEIEL is getting prepared to be released

On a meeting of the Coordination Committee of the project, held on 18th January this year, it has been agreed that all of the source code developed so far will be released by the end of February.

To do so, the following conditions will be taken into consideration:
  • Licensing: At a first moment, the idea was that of licensing the code under European Public License (EUPL), being the one promoted by the European Commission (herunder EC), but given the contents of so called "Report on the Study of the Compatibility Mechanisms of the EUPL (European Union Public License) v.1.0", available here , and given that the base software used within our project is licensed under GPL (GNU Public License) 2.0, it was finally agreed that the selected license would be GPL 2.0 itself.
  • Authorship will be held by A Coruña University Database Lab (hereunder UdC Datalab) and by each of the individual developers who have contributed to the project.
  • Intellectual property rights, nevertheless, will be held by Diputación de A Coruña (hereunder DPC) as a consequence of the contents of the different agreement charts that have been signed so far to develop the project.
  • The main site, from which the code will be released, will be hosted at webEIEL site, but it will also be publicised at:
  • As Mancomún tools are only in Galician, Sourceforge ones are more likely to be used
  • A wiki should complement the main site
  • Materials to be released:
    • Project documentation
      • Architecture and functionalities description
      • Classes description (Java Doc)
      • Users Guide
      • Developers Guide
      • Data Model
    • Source code package
    • Bit code -> Through Java Web Start, to avoid updating problems
    • Quick start data package
  • Community support:
    • Launching of two mailing lists:
      • Developers
      • Users
    • Keeping historical archives of mailing lists
    • Launching of a bug tracking system
    • If community grows up beyond our expectations, new mailing lists and phora will be launched
    • Project related blogs planet
Moreover what preceeds, during SIG Libre workshop we will meet gvSIG responsibles in order to incorporate to this project some of the utilities developed for gisEIEL, such as "Edition Tools" .