[OpenStack Foundation] Updating the OpenStack Mission Statement

Allison Randal allison at lohutok.net
Thu Feb 11 23:43:40 UTC 2016

On 02/11/2016 06:04 PM, Boris Renski wrote:
> Does anybody share a concern that the current mission statement is a bit
> too generic and broad?
> Once this mission statement is published, I can see headlines "OpenStack
> will fail because it aims to be all things to all people. Updated
> mission statement confirms it's inevitable doom." 
> Can we explore options to tighten it up? 

The mission of OpenStack is broad, and this draft revision of the
mission statement accurately captures it.

This draft is actually substantially tighter than the current mission
statement, because it clearly restricts key aspects of the desired outcome.


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