[ocaml-infra] Adopting a Governance framework for OCaml.org
Xavier.Leroy at inria.fr
Mon Sep 14 18:27:30 BST 2015
On 14/09/15 17:43, Anil Madhavapeddy wrote:
> There is no legal meaning to signing this document, because nobody is
> signing anything. It is, as Amir noted, a "living document" that
> simply documents what superstructure exists at the moment.
Right. I made this joke to Anil already, but let me repeat it because
I'm easily amused:
Some people were expecting this document to be a constitution, of the
continental Europe and American kind. Instead, it's more like the
British state: there is an emphasis on time-honored best practices,
fair discussions, jurisprudence; Anil as the current prime minister;
and I as the benevolent but almighty Queen.
As shocking as it is to people raised in Napoleonic law, the British
state works. Why wouldn't this document work too?
> The only area where I really need to keep control is the Rackspace
> VM infrastructure, since it puts around $25,000 a year onto my
> personal credit card before being reimbursed...
Wow. I hope this is one of those credit cards where you get frequent
flyer miles or other loyalty points :-)
Do you think this is sustainable in the long term? And do you have an
idea of how much CPU power and storage space this represents? (Just
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