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-<p>The uDig project is a proposed open source project under the <a
+<p>The User-friendly Desktop Internet GIS (uDig) project is a proposed open source project under the <a
href="http://wiki.eclipse.org/LocationTech">LocationTech Industry Working Group</a>.</p>
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Eclipse Development Process) and is written to declare its intent and
scope. We solicit additional participation and input from the Eclipse
community. Please send all feedback to the
-<a href="http://www.eclipse.org/forums/eclipse.proposals">Eclipse Proposals</a>
-Forum.</p>
+<a href="https://dev.eclipse.org/mailman/listinfo/location-iwg">LocationTech Discussion</a>
+email list.</p>
<h2>Background</h2>
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somebody who doesn't already know very much about your project idea or domain
has at least a fighting chance of understanding its purpose.
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+<p>uDig is an open source desktop application framework, built with Eclipse Rich Client (RCP) technology. uDig provides
+a complete Java solution for desktop GIS data access, editing, and viewing.</p>
+
+<ul>
+ <li><b>U</b>ser friendly: familiar graphical environment for GIS users;</li>
+ <li><b>D</b>esktop appliation: running as a thick client, natively user interface on Windows, Mac OS/X and Linux</li>
+ <li><b>I</b>nternet: supporting standard (WMS, WFS, WCS,KML) and de facto (GeoRSS, tiles) geospatial web services</li>
+ <li><b>G</b>IS: framework for spatial data exploration and analysis</li>
+</ul>
+
<h2>Why Eclipse?</h2>
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What value do you get by having your project at Eclipse over and above the value
of hosting at Eclipse Labs?
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+<p>The uDig project brings LocationTech an established Eclipse RCP GIS solution with a string focus on ease-of-use and
+integration.</p>
+
+<p>The uDig project is well known in the spatial software community and is taking this oppertunity to join LocationTech as an outreach
+to Eclipse RCP developers.</p>
+
+<p>This project is ideally placed as part of the LocationTech working group and is not suitable for hosting at Eclipse Labs.</p>
<h2>Initial Contribution</h2>
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