[openstack-dev] [all][tc] Moving away from "big tent" terminology
dtantsur at redhat.com
Wed Jun 21 15:48:49 UTC 2017
On 06/19/2017 05:42 PM, Chris Hoge wrote:
>> 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.
Just keep in mind that people always looked at stackforge projects as "immature
experimental projects". I remember getting questions "when is ironic-inspector
going to become a real project" because of our stackforge prefix back then, even
though it was already used in production.
>> 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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