[openstack-dev] [all] [tc] "No Open Core" in 2016

Thierry Carrez thierry at openstack.org
Fri Feb 5 16:44:27 UTC 2016

Dean Troyer wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 5, 2016 at 4:57 AM, Thierry Carrez <thierry at openstack.org
> <mailto:thierry at openstack.org>> wrote:
>>     My personal take on that is that we can draw a line in the sand for
>>     what is acceptable as an official project in the upstream OpenStack
>>     open source effort. It should have a fully-functional,
>>     production-grade open source implementation. If you need proprietary
>>     software or a commercial entity to fully use the functionality of a
>>     project or getting serious about it, then it should not be accepted
>>     in OpenStack as an official project. It can still live as a
>>     non-official project and even be hosted under OpenStack
>>     infrastructure, but it should not be part of "OpenStack". That is
>>     how I would interpret "no open core" in OpenStack 2016.
> Should we host projects that have no hope of becoming official projects
> due to this sort of criteria?  Would we host GPL-only projects under
> openstack/?

The answer to that lives at:

Thierry Carrez (ttx)

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