[OpenStack Foundation] Updating the OpenStack Mission Statement

Russell Bryant rbryant at redhat.com
Fri Feb 12 16:00:02 UTC 2016

On 02/12/2016 09:33 AM, Doug Hellmann wrote:
> Excerpts from Allison Randal's message of 2016-02-11 18:40:44 -0500:
>> On 02/11/2016 05:39 PM, Mark Collier wrote:
>>> On February 11, 2016 4:35:28 PM Shamail <itzshamail at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>  I have a few very small changes/suggestions for consideration...
>>>> 1) Change "it should be easy to use" to "That is easy to use"
>>>> 2) s/work/works/
>>>> 2) Someone had mentioned changing the word "instances" to something
>>>> else (I can't find the exact word/phrasing).  Can we possibly consider
>>>> "deployments" or "providers" instead?  (Provider doesn't necessarily
>>>> have to be a service provider but can also refer to internal teams)
>>> I agree that "instances" could prove confusing.
>>> You could say between "clouds" or "deployments", I think.
>> +1 for "deployments"
>> Working through the rest of Shamail's suggestions, adding some grammar
>> changes for consistency, that brings us to:
>> To produce a ubiquitous Open Source Cloud Computing platform, that is
> I think that comma after "platform" shouldn't be there, but otherwise
> I like this version.

+1 with the dropped comma.  I like it.

>> easy to use, simple to implement, interoperable between deployments,
>> works well at all scales, and meets the needs of users and operators of
>> both public and private clouds.

Russell Bryant

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