[TOS] TeachingOpenSource.org - Infrastructure Plans

Leslie Hawthorn mebelh at gmail.com
Tue Jul 20 17:17:34 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 10:49 PM, Chris Tyler <chris at tylers.info> wrote:

> In the interest of transparency, I'd like to discuss the infrastructure
> arrangements here on this list. I invite comment and discussion over the
> next week, with a goal of moving forward with plans next Friday (July
> 23).
> Here is the proposal:
> - Hosting for TeachingOpenSource.org would be community-managed. In
> order to bootstrap the admin team, Karsten Wade will be appointed
> initial leader, and will oversee the task of putting together an initial
> team and the development of procedures so that other qualified community
> members can become involved.
> +1

> - Hosting arrangements will be selected and negotiated by the initial
> admin team. OSUOSL has offered to host TOS.o, and I anticipate that
> other institutions may be willing to help; commercial options may also
> be considered.
> I think hosting at OSUOSL helps to foster the vendor neutral stance TOS has

> - Red Hat has generously offered to fund hosting, in return for
> recognition as a sponsor of TOS.o.


> - Red Hat has also proposed managing the TeachingOpenSource.org domain.
> After considering this, my strong preference is that I will continue to
> manage the TeachingOpenSource.org domain registration on behalf of the
> community until such time as we form a independent legal entity to
> manage it (such as something along the lines of freedesktop.org LLC).
> +1

Leslie Hawthorn
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