[kde-community] DigitalOcean is now a sponsor!

Boudhayan Gupta bgupta at kde.org
Wed Jul 6 08:52:27 UTC 2016


Hi,

On 6 July 2016 at 14:17, Helio Chissini de Castro <helio at kde.org> wrote:
> I'm happy because the good reputation of Digital Ocean.
>
> But, out of curiosity, will be some formal agreement about usage and
> possible future changes be created ?
>
> I mean, if we move some services of our infra to Digital Ocean, and for some
> reason they are bought from some
> bigger company or get new management direction saying no-go, how we should
> deal with this subtle situations ?

At this point this is not necessary, as our infrastructure is flexible
enough that we can deal with loss of servers. We'll think about a
formal agreement when and if it comes to that.

>
> []'s Helio
>
> On Wed, Jul 6, 2016 at 10:37 AM, Boudhayan Gupta <bgupta at kde.org> wrote:
>>
>> On 6 July 2016 at 13:28, Thomas Pfeiffer <thomas.pfeiffer at kde.org> wrote:
>> > On 05.07.2016 21:36, Boudhayan Gupta wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Hi Guys,
>> >>
>> >> I'm excited to announce that DigitalOcean is sponsoring the KDE
>> >> Community. Under their open source software sponsoring programme [1],
>> >> they've very kindly set us up to use computing resources free of
>> >> charge.
>> >>
>> > Awesome news! Is this sponsorship already "public" from their side
>> > (I don't see KDE on the list you linked to)?
>> > And if it is: Would they like us to keep it low-profile or talk about
>> > it?
>> > My first gut reaction would be to head over to G+ and spread the good
>> > news, but of course I'd only do that if they want us to.
>>
>> Go ahead! We'll make an official announcement on the dot in a few
>> days, but of course we'll concentrate more on how we use the resources
>> than on the sponsorship instead.
>>
>> Don't make it an "official KDE announcement" though. A personal post
>> saying "this is crazy awesome!" is fine.
>>
>> > Cheers,
>> > Thomas
>>
>> -- Boudhayan
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