[OpenStack Foundation] [Openstack] Foundation Structure: An Alternative

Mark Collier mark at openstack.org
Fri Mar 16 13:24:22 UTC 2012

Well said. 

Thierry Carrez <thierry at openstack.org> wrote:

>Jim Jagielski wrote:
>> OpenStack will turn into a business consortium made up of large,
>> well-financed companies, who will determine the course and direction
>> of the so-called "open source projects" and unless you're able to pay
>I think you're overestimating the power of the Foundation board of
>directors over the "open source projects". The current proposal sets up
>a separate and independent technical committee, which I'm trying to make
>sure is fully elected on a one contributor = one vote basis. Each
>project is lead by a technical lead that is elected on a one author =
>one vote basis. Those groups very much set the course and direction for
>the projects.
>So the technical direction of OpenStack as a whole, and the technical
>direction of each project, is very much *not* pay-to-play. It's
>Thierry Carrez (ttx)
>Project Policy Board elected member
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