[all][foundation][ecosystem] External projects under the foundation hat

Kendall Nelson kennelson11 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 24 16:35:13 UTC 2022

On Fri, Jun 24, 2022 at 7:47 AM Thomas Goirand <zigo at debian.org> wrote:

> On 6/21/22 17:34, Clark Boylan wrote:
> > This isn't the only instance we've run into this. The CNCF's Cloud Native
> > landscape (https://landscape.cncf.io/) requires open source projects be
> > hosted on Github (not not proprietary systems....). From my perspective,
> > I think this calls out why it is important for us to continue to push
> > back against these rules. Software is built in a number of places and if
> > we force people to use Github (and other proprietary tools) we move away
> > from part of the mission here.
> I very much agree here, especially considering that Github is a non-free
> platform. If it was hosted let's say on *any* Gitlab instance, I would
> think differently.
> > I think this calls out the fundamental disconnect here. We use open
> > source tools because we believe that open source needs and should be
> > built with open source tools. That does require a little bit of
> > investment from the project side to ensure the tooling functions
> > as needed and is maintained.
> Yeah, definitively!
> Thanks a lot to the infra team for insisting on these subjects.
> OpenStack wouldn't be where it is without you guys.

+2 +W

We wouldn't be as successful as a community without the tools you have
so hard on to keep us moving forward!

> Cheers,
> Thomas Goirand (zigo)
-Kendall Nelson
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