Resolution The Open MPI Project as an associated project

Joshua D. Drake jd at
Mon Oct 10 18:10:55 UTC 2016

On 10/09/2016 06:54 PM, Josh berkus wrote:
> On 10/09/2016 11:45 AM, Dimitri John Ledkov wrote:
>> This was meant to go into September meeting (originally proposed). At
>> that point, a clause suggesting what to do if the project becomes
>> defunct was requested. I am not expecting for Open MPI to become defunct
>> anytime soon, this is mostly guidance for the future SPI board. It is
>> similar in spirit how other projects left SPI - by transferring all
>> outstanding assets to a different or a new US 501(c)(3) charity.
> I'm going to object to putting this on tommorrow's agenda.
> I don't have any specific objections to the content of the proposal, but
> 16 hours is WAY insufficient discussion time for an Associated project
> proposal.
> We depend on the members to raise issues around legal entanglements,
> traps and other "unknown unknowns" with new projects.  Giving members
> less than a day's notice is in no way adequate for this.

OpenMPI has been in discussions with the board since June.



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