[OpenStack Foundation] Becoming an Open Source Initiative affiliate org

Vincent Untz vuntz at suse.com
Thu Feb 7 09:52:13 UTC 2019

Le mercredi 06 février 2019, à 16:53 +0100, Thierry Carrez a écrit :
> This is very much in line with the OpenStack Foundation objectives, so I'd
> like to propose that the OpenStack Foundation becomes an affiliate
> organization of the OSI. Other open source foundations, like the Mozilla
> Foundation, Eclipse Foundation, Linux Foundation, Python Software Foundation
> or Perl Foundation are already affiliates.
> You can learn more about the process at:
> https://opensource.org/affiliates/about
> Does anyone have concerns with that, before we proceed ?
> On a personal note... I think that today, open source is necessary, but not
> sufficient: we also need to define standards on how open source software is
> built, not just how the resulting software is licensed. However that work
> cannot happen unless we base it on a strong open source definition, and
> participating as an OSI affiliate would give us opportunities to have those
> new standardization discussion at that level.



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