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

Chris Hoge chris at openstack.org
Mon Jun 19 15:42:04 UTC 2017

> On Jun 15, 2017, at 5:57 AM, Thierry Carrez <thierry at openstack.org> 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.

Why not bring back the name Stackforge and apply that
to unofficial projects? It’s short, descriptive, and unambiguous.


> 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 voilà!
> -- 
> Thierry Carrez (ttx)
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