[OpenStack Foundation] Becoming an Open Source Initiative affiliate org

Thierry Carrez thierry at openstack.org
Thu Feb 28 20:51:42 UTC 2019

Thierry Carrez wrote:
> In the mean time, the OSI is interested in adding signatures to their
> recent "Affirmation of the Open Source Definition":
> https://opensource.org/node/966
> According to [1], this is not limited to their affiliates, and they
> "will add more organizations as they reach out to be included".
> [1] https://twitter.com/OpenSourceOrg/status/1093546182465458177
> I think this is a statement the OSF can get behind, and it does not come
> with further requirements. Time is of the essence to add ourselves to
> that, since they are still making a lot of communications around this. I
> propose that we reach out the OSI to add the OpenStack Foundation
> immediately to that list of signatures, in parallel to pursuing formal
> OSI affiliation.

The Foundation was just added as a signatory to that affirmation!

OSI's announcement is at:

In parallel, we'll review the requirements for OSF to be added as an
associate organization, so that the decision can be presented to the
Board in a future meeting.

Thierry Carrez

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