[openstack-dev] Diversity as a requirement for incubation
thingee at gmail.com
Thu Dec 19 05:35:19 UTC 2013
On Wed, Dec 18, 2013 at 2:40 AM, Thierry Carrez <thierry at openstack.org>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
> Personally I'm leaning towards (3) at the moment. Thoughts ?
3 gets my vote. As I've voiced over and over on the Barbican incubation
thread, diversity is going to help the project gain contributors. You'll
hard time gaining contributors if it's just one-sided designed solutions
only some companies can use.
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