[openstack-dev] Question about OpenStack Code of Conduct

Monty Taylor mordred at inaugust.com
Thu Apr 21 18:00:46 UTC 2016

On 04/21/2016 12:54 PM, Adrian Otto wrote:
> Below is an excerpt from:
> https://www.openstack.org/legal/community-code-of-conduct/
> <http://images.roplys.com/5nbF887H-FL09ee7Hm>"*When we disagree, we
> consult others.* Disagreements, both social and technical, happen all
> the time and the OpenStack community is no exception. It is important
> that we resolve disagreements and differing views constructively and
> with the help of the community and community processes. We have the
> Technical Board, the User Committee, and a series of other governance
> bodies which help to decide the right course for OpenStack. There are
> also Project Core Teams and Project Technical Leads, who may be able to
> help us figure out the best direction for OpenStack. When our goals
> differ dramatically, we encourage the creation of alternative
> implementations, so that the community can test new ideas and contribute
> to the discussion.”
> Does the “Technical Board” mentioned above mean “Technical Committee” or
> “Foundation board of directors”? It is not clear to me when consulting
> our list of governance bodies[1]. It’s mentioned along with the “User
> Committee”, so I think the text actually meant “Technical Committee”.
> Who can clarify this ambiguity?

I'm certain it means Technical Committee. (Although in hindsight I wish 
we'd called it the Technical Board, since the current name sometime 
makes people think it's a committee of the BoD which is not accurate)

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