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

gordon chung gord at live.ca
Thu Jun 15 15:17:25 UTC 2017

On 15/06/17 10:57 AM, Thierry Carrez wrote:
> Jeremy Stanley wrote:
>> >
>> > I'm still unconvinced a term is needed for this. Can't we just have
>> > "OpenStack Projects" (those under TC governance) and "everything
>> > else?" Why must the existence of any term require a term for its
>> > opposite?
> Well, we tried that for 2.5 years now, and people are still confused
> about which projects are an Openstack project and what are not. The
> confusion led to the perception that everything under openstack/ is an
> openstack project. It led to the perception that "big tent" means
> "anything goes in" or "flea market".

regardless of terminology, i'm not entirely certain what everyone's 
definition of an openstack project and <whatever label you want to call 
it> project is. additionally, what the purpose of this categorization is?


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