draft deegree Mission Statement
(This draft mission statement expresses where deegree is heading.)
The deegree open source initiative provides people with state-of-the-art geospatial software.
We believe that faithfully implemented standards-based software is best for sustainable and interoperable solutions.
Our goal is to provide excellent tools to tackle not just simple but also complex challenges.
The initiative is dedicated to openness in all aspects, especially in regard to its community process and the open source and business-friendly license.
(We'd like to have an additional statement here, regarding the relation of deegree to OSgeo and its other projects)
final deegree Mission Statement
(This final mission statement is the result from the feedback on the users list.)
The deegree open source initiative is dedicated to faithful and complete implementation of main open geospatial standards.
This guarantees optimal interoperability and sustainability. We provide excellent, state-of-the-art, geospatial software,
which is able to tackle simple as well as complex challenges. We are open to users, developers and business through
committed support, an open organization and the LGPL license.