[RFC] Allow fd.o to join forces with X.Org

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Wed Oct 17 12:05:28 UTC 2018

On Tue, 16 Oct 2018 at 08:17, Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at who-t.net> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 15, 2018 at 10:49:24AM -0400, Harry Wentland wrote:
> > +     \item Support free and open source projects through the freedesktop.org
> > +     infrastructure. For projects outside the scope of item (\ref{1}) support
> > +     extends to project hosting only.
> > +
> Yes to the idea but given that the remaining 11 pages cover all the legalese
> for xorg I think we need to add at least a section of what "project hosting"
> means. Even if it's just a "includes but is not limited to blah".  And some
> addition to 4.1 Powers is needed to spell out what the BoD can do in regards
> to fdo.

Yeah, I think it makes sense. Some things we do:
  - provide hosted network services for collaborative development,
testing, and discussion, of open-source projects
  - administer, improve, and extend this suite of services as necessary
  - assist open-source projects in their use of these services
  - purchase, lease, or subscribe to, computing and networking
infrastructure allowing these services to be run


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