The OSGeo Board has approved the application by the QGIS project, and the FDO project to enter the incubation process. Incubation is a stepping stone to becoming a full fledged OSGeo project.
QGIS is a cross platform user friendly desktop GIS. QGIS supports vector, raster, and database formats and lets you browse and create map data.
FDO is a C++ library for accessing feature data from a variety of vector, database, and raster sources. It includes many enterprise-class features such as transactions and complex schema support.