[OpenStack Foundation] Becoming an Open Source Initiative affiliate org
thierry at openstack.org
Thu Feb 7 09:33:20 UTC 2019
Arkady.Kanevsky at dell.com wrote:
> Putting my Finance committee hat.
> Do you know what are OSI expectations on contributions?
> ◾To make annual contributions towards the running of OSI where possible.
The agreement goes into more details. It states that as an OSI
Affiliate Member you have the following responsibility:
"To the extent possible, make annual and/or project-specific
contributions, monetary and/or otherwise, to aid OSI and its
I was thinking that our contribution could be to support their messaging
with our communications, and have staff participate in their initiatives
where applicable. I'm definitely interested in engaging more directly
with OSI, for the reasons I explained in the last paragraph on my email.
I don't think we should "sponsor" them as I find weird to have
Foundations sponsor other Foundations (but I encourage our members to
become sponsors of OSI !).
Allison Randal was on OSI board of directors, maybe she can clarify what
that expectation is. In all cases, if we start this process we would
have that agreement reviewed by our lawyers to clarify our commitments
before we proceed.
Thierry Carrez (ttx)
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