I would have to agree with Thomas. Many organizations have already worked out strategies and have processes in place to cover contributing to OpenStack which Cover all official project. Contributing to additional non-OpenStack projects may introduce additional barriers in large Organizations which require ip plan/legal approval on a per project basis.
Regards sean -----Original Message----- From: Duncan Thomas [mailto:duncan.tho...@gmail.com] Sent: Friday, August 22, 2014 4:39 PM To: OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions) Subject: Re: [openstack-dev] [all] The future of the integrated release On 21 August 2014 19:39, gordon chung <g...@live.ca> wrote: > from the pov of a project that seems to be brought up constantly and > maybe it's my naivety, i don't really understand the fascination with > branding and the stigma people have placed on > non-'openstack'/stackforge projects. it can't be a legal thing because > i've gone through that potential mess. also, it's just as easy to contribute > to 'non-openstack' projects as 'openstack' > projects (even easier if we're honest). It may be easier for you, but it certainly isn't inside big companies, e.g. HP have pretty broad approvals for contributing to (official) openstack projects, where as individual approval may be needed to contribute to none-openstack projects. _______________________________________________ OpenStack-dev mailing list OpenStackemail@example.com http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev -------------------------------------------------------------- Intel Shannon Limited Registered in Ireland Registered Office: Collinstown Industrial Park, Leixlip, County Kildare Registered Number: 308263 Business address: Dromore House, East Park, Shannon, Co. Clare This e-mail and any attachments may contain confidential material for the sole use of the intended recipient(s). Any review or distribution by others is strictly prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please contact the sender and delete all copies. _______________________________________________ OpenStack-dev mailing list OpenStackfirstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev