[IAEP] SoaS as a Sugar Labs project.

Greg DeKoenigsberg gdk at redhat.com
Tue Aug 25 10:03:13 EDT 2009

On Tue, 25 Aug 2009, Martin Dengler wrote:

>> * Special Interest Group
>>   + Can be created by anyone
>>   + One leader (i.e. the person who requests the mailing list)
>>   + No governance expected or required
>>   + No accountability in particular
>>   + Can apply for Project status as it grows
>> * Project
>>   + Usually starts as a SIG and is, at some point, blessed by the Board
>>   + Full governance
>>   + Weekly meetings and minutes mandated
>>   + Expected outcomes
>>   + Accountability to the Board
> Those seem like what Fedora gets out of SIGs / Projects.  What does
> the group get out of being a SIG / Project?  The next question will
> be: what does SugarLabs want to get and give from its "Project"s.

A SIG gets a mailing list and a corner of the wiki.  That's it.

A Project gets a mailing list, a corner of the wiki, a lot more focus on 
resources to accomplish their missions, and a bunch of headaches and 
people asking pointed questions.  :)


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