[openstack-dev] [puppet] [fuel] more collaboration request

Emilien Macchi emilien at redhat.com
Fri Jun 12 14:06:36 UTC 2015

On 06/12/2015 08:29 AM, Flavio Percoco wrote:
> On 12/06/15 03:04 -0700, Dmitry Borodaenko wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 12, 2015 at 09:31:45AM +0200, Flavio Percoco wrote:
>>> On 11/06/15 17:36 +0300, Matthew Mosesohn wrote:
>>> >Secondly, I'd like to point out that Fuel is not so different from
>>> >what other teams are doing. At the Summit, I heard from others who all
>>> >maintain internal Gerrits and internal forks of the modules. The
>>> >difference is that Fuel is being worked on in the open in StackForge.
>>> >Anyone is free to contribute to Fuel as he or she wishes, take our
>>> >patches, or review changesets.
>>> TBH, I really dislike the fact that there are internal forks but as
>>> long as they are kept internal, I don't really care.
>> "Internal" may apply to other projects Matt is referring to, but it does
>> not apply to Fuel. Fuel's forks of upstream puppet modules are not
>> internal, they're embedded into the fuel-library repository, which,
>> along with the rest of Fuel source code, is fully public.
> Yup, I was referring to other projects too. I should've been more
> explicit but thanks for clarifying.
>>> It's not correct to just copy/paste code, sure, but at least they are
>>> not making it publicly consumable with the wrong attributions.
>> We are making Fuel publicly consumable, and, as I've pointed out in
>> previous email, we're keeping all attributions in the source code
>> intact.
>>> I do prefer (and I believe Emiliem does as well) to have Fuel in the
>>> open,
>> And yet in your previous statements you say that publishing Fuel source
>> code is somehow worse than keeping one's modifications of open source
>> code unavailable to public. Which one is it?
> I was referring to other projects :)
> I like Fuel open, I like every project open but I'd very much want
> them to do it right.

Open-Source is not just about publishing your source code on github
I'm sure we all know this statement, but in practice this is not always

> Cheers,
> Flavio
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Emilien Macchi

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