[openstack-dev] [StarlingX] StarlingX code followup discussions
jaypipes at gmail.com
Tue May 22 20:57:42 UTC 2018
Warning: strong opinions ahead.
On 05/22/2018 02:54 PM, Dean Troyer wrote:
> Developers will need to re-create a repo locally in
> order to work or test the code and create reviews (there are more git
> challenges here). It would be challenging to do functional testing on
> the rest of STX in CI without access to all of the code.
Please don't take this the wrong way, Dean, but you aren't seriously
suggesting that anyone outside of Windriver/Intel would ever contribute
to these repos are you?
What motivation would anyone outside of Windriver/Intel -- who must make
money on this effort otherwise I have no idea why they are doing it --
have to commit any code at all to StarlingX?
I'm truly wondering why was this even open-sourced to begin with? I'm as
big a supporter of open source as anyone, but I'm really struggling to
comprehend the business, technical, or marketing decisions behind this
action. Please help me understand. What am I missing?
My personal opinion is that I don't think that any products, derivatives
or distributions should be hosted on openstack.org infrastructure.
Are any of the distributions of OpenStack listed at
https://www.openstack.org/marketplace/distros/ hosted on openstack.org
infrastructure? No. And I think that is completely appropriate.
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