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See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
limitations under the License.
-# Apache Taverna Plugin GIS
-Apache Taverna Plugin GIS is a plugin for Apache Taverna that provides
+## Taverna Project Retired
+> tl;dr: The Taverna code base is **no longer maintained**
+> and is provided here for archival purposes.
+From 2014 till 2020 this code base was maintained by the
+[Apache Incubator](https://incubator.apache.org/) project _Apache Taverna (incubating)_
+(see [web archive](https://web.archive.org/web/20200312133332/https://taverna.incubator.apache.org/)
+and [podling status](https://incubator.apache.org/projects/taverna.html)).
+In 2020 the Taverna community
+to **retire** Taverna as a project and withdraw the code base from the Apache Software Foundation.
+This code base remains available under the Apache License 2.0
+(see _License_ below), but is now simply called
+_Taverna_ rather than ~~Apache Taverna (incubating)~~.
+While the code base is no longer actively maintained,
+Pull Requests are welcome to the
+[GitHub organization taverna](http://github.com/taverna/),
+which may infrequently be considered by remaining
+### Previous releases
+This code has not yet been formally released.
+# Taverna Plugin GIS
+Taverna Plugin GIS is a plugin for Taverna that provides
support for Geographical Information Systems (GIS), in particular
[OGC web services](http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/common).
-* (c) 2016-2018 Apache Software Foundation
+* (c) 2016-2020 Apache Software Foundation
This product includes software developed at The [Apache Software
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-Please subscribe to and contact the
-[dev@taverna](http://taverna.incubator.apache.org/community/lists#dev mailing list)
-for any questions, suggestions and discussions about
-Bugs and feature plannings are tracked in the Jira
-under the `TAVERNA` component _Taverna Plugin GIS._ Feel free
-to [add an issue](http://taverna.incubator.apache.org/community/issue-tracker)!
-To suggest changes to this source code, feel free to raise a
-[GitHub pull request](https://github.com/apache/incubator-taverna-plugin-gis/pulls).
Any contributions received are assumed to be covered by the [Apache License
-2.0](https://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0). We might ask you
-to sign a [Contributor License Agreement](https://www.apache.org/licenses/#clas)
-before accepting a larger contribution.
-Apache Taverna is an effort undergoing incubation at the
-[Apache Software Foundation (ASF)](http://www.apache.org/),
-sponsored by the [Apache Incubator PMC](http://incubator.apache.org/).
-is required of all newly accepted projects until a further review
-indicates that the infrastructure, communications, and decision making process
-have stabilized in a manner consistent with other successful ASF projects.
-While incubation status is not necessarily a reflection of the completeness
-or stability of the code, it does indicate that the project has yet to be
-fully endorsed by the ASF.
@@ -91,7 +94,7 @@
-To build Apache Taverna Language, use:
+To build Taverna Language, use:
mvn clean install
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If you are modifying this source code independent of the
-Apache Taverna project, you may not want to run the
+Taverna project, you may not want to run the
[Rat Maven plugin](https://creadur.apache.org/rat/apache-rat-plugin/)
that enforces Apache headers in every source file - to disable it, try: