[openstack-dev] Diversity as a requirement for incubation

Thierry Carrez thierry at openstack.org
Wed Dec 18 13:57:27 UTC 2013

Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 18, 2013 at 11:40:21AM +0100, Thierry Carrez wrote:
>> I guess there are 3 options:
>> 1. Require diversity for incubation, but find ways to bless or recommend
>> projects pre-incubation so that this diversity can actually be achieved
>> 2. Do not require diversity for incubation, but require it for
>> graduation, and remove projects from incubation if they fail to attract
>> a diverse community
>> 3. Do not require diversity at incubation time, but at least judge the
>> interest of other companies: are they signed up to join in the future ?
>> Be ready to drop the project from incubation if that was a fake support
>> and the project fails to attract a diverse community
> 2 and 3 don't look all that different to me. Are you saying that 3
> does not have any 'diversity' requirement for graduation ?

They are very similar. In (3) we'd require that several independent
parties have at least expressed interest in joining the project in the
future, while in (2) we'd completely ignore diversity as a criteria for
incubation and only evaluate it at graduation.

Thierry Carrez (ttx)

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