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

Davanum Srinivas davanum at gmail.com
Thu Jun 15 17:17:59 UTC 2017

On Thu, Jun 15, 2017 at 1:01 PM, gordon chung <gord at live.ca> wrote:
> On 15/06/17 11:28 AM, Davanum Srinivas wrote:
>> The purpose (my 2 cents) is to highlight what projects are under
>> governance and those that are not.
> going down the rabbit hole, what does it mean to be under governance?
> projects that want to use the openstack brand and were, at the time of
> acceptance, supported some subset[1] of: 'open',
[DIMS] Yes,
> had some testing,
[DIMS] Yes
> supported keystone,
[DIMS] No. It was never mandatory
had a human resource?
[DIMS] Yes, hopefully a bunch of people work on it
 i don't really see how this
> differs from big tent?
[DIMS] Tons of folks confused about "Big-Tent", folks are confusing
that label with "projects under governance".
seems more like the same but without the
> 'big-tent' stigma?
[DIMS] Not sure about stigma. The label is useless right now.

> are we hoping openstack foundation to be a cloud-specific apache
> foundation? maybe it already is, and if so, i don't really understand
> the additional labeling we're trying to achieve.
> [1]
> https://governance.openstack.org/tc/reference/new-projects-requirements.html
> --
> gord
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