> On 08/07/2014 01:41 PM, Eoghan Glynn wrote: > > My point was simply that we don't have direct control over the > > contributors' activities > > This is not correct and I've seen it repeated too often to let it go > uncorrected: we (the OpenStack project as a whole) have a lot of control > over contributors to OpenStack. There is a Technical Committee and a > Board of Directors, corporate members and sponsors... all of these can > do a lot to make things happen. For example, the Platinum members of the > Foundation are required at the moment to have at least 'two full time > equivalents' and I don't see why the board couldn't change that > requirement, make it more specific. > > OpenStack is not an amateurish project done by volunteers in their free > time. We have lots of leverage we can apply to get things done.
There was no suggestion of amatuerish-ness, or even volunteerism, in my post. Simply a recognition of the reality that we are not operating in a traditional command & control environment. TBH I'm surprised such an assertion would be considered controversial. But I'd be happy to hear how you envisage rate-limiting WIP would play out in practice? Cheers, Eoghan _______________________________________________ OpenStack-dev mailing list OpenStackfirstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev