Most of the assessment scenarios have been covered by the Usage Scenarios.
The assessment framework offers two possibilities
1. The assessment team has free access to all development documentation, process documents, development teams for
interview (by phone or otherwise)For evaluating FLOSS projects according to OMM one can use the OMM on-line tool, available
2. The assessment team has limited access to the development documentation, process documents and development teams.
This is a partial assessment.
The second situation may arise when a FLOSS project in the public domain is assessed long after the product has been
released and the development team and / or documentation is no more available. OMM and the assessment framework are
primarily intended to serve the first possibility (free access to documents and to the development team). An objective
analysis of the development practices in all TWEs at all levels of OMM, based on which a maturity rating can be
assigned is only possible in this.
Such access is also required for providing a detailed analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the process and