[openstack-dev] [all][tc] Moving away from "big tent" terminology

Sean McGinnis sean.mcginnis at gmx.com
Thu Jun 15 13:54:35 UTC 2017

On Thu, Jun 15, 2017 at 02:57:20PM +0200, Thierry Carrez wrote:
> Sean Dague wrote:
> > [...]
> > I think those are all fine. The other term that popped into my head was
> > "Friends of OpenStack" as a way to describe the openstack-hosted efforts
> > that aren't official projects. It may be too informal, but I do think
> > the OpenStack-Hosted vs. OpenStack might still mix up in people's head.
> My original thinking was to call them "hosted projects" or "host
> projects", but then it felt a bit incomplete. I kinda like the "Friends
> of OpenStack" name, although it seems to imply some kind of vetting that
> we don't actually do.
> An alternative would be to give "the OpenStack project infrastructure"
> some kind of a brand name (say, "Opium", for OpenStack project
> infrastructure ultimate madness) and then call the hosted projects
> "Opium projects". Rename the Infra team to Opium team, and voilĂ !
> -- 
> Thierry Carrez (ttx)

Hmm, I like the concept. Giing it a "brand" would make it something identifiable
while still creating a separation from OpenStack as a whole.

Not sure about the name, but I like this direction more than "OpenStack Hosted".

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