[openstack-dev] [all] Question for the TC candidates

David Kranz dkranz at redhat.com
Fri Apr 24 16:37:33 UTC 2015

On 04/24/2015 10:42 AM, Chris Dent wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Apr 2015, Ed Leafe wrote:
>> I read "the downstream" to mean what you refer to as "people who
>> deploy workloads on them". In this context, I saw the operators as the
>> end-users of the work the devs do. If that gave the impression that I
>> don't care about people who actually run their stuff on the clouds we
>> build, I apologize - I was simply trying to answer what was asked.
> I left the terminology intentional vague to allow people to interpret
> them as they felt appropriate. To be clear I was thinking in these
> sorts of ways:
> * Downstream: The companies that are packaging and selling OpenStack
>   in some fashion. I left these people out because I personally think
>   the OpenStack project does _far_ too much to keep these people happy
>   and should actually do less and since that is a somewhat
>   contentious position I wanted to leave it out of the discussion (at
>   least initially) as it would just muddy the waters.
Interesting. Can you list a few specific things we do as a project that 
are only for the benefit of such companies and that
you believe we should stop doing?


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