On 12/8/20 3:40 PM, Jim Bourne wrote: > On 08/12/2020 15:48, Johnny Hughes wrote: >> I promise you, to the best of my knowledge, IBM had nothing to do with >> this decision. Red Hat is a distinct unit inside IBM and Red Hat still >> has a CEO, CFO, etc. Red Hat also maintains a neutral relationship with >> many IBM competitors. So this was not an IBM decision. > > Then WHO made the decision? > > Where was the transparency in this decision by the CentOS Board? > (assuming CentOS still *has* a working independent board) > > Judging from the reactions, I don't believe that anyone saw this coming. > Where was the community consultation on IF this was a good idea. The CentOS Project board has a Red Hat Liaison. That position is documented here: https://www.centos.org/about/governance/board-responsibilities/#red-hat-liaison-responsibilities Also see role of Liaison here (and look at B:): https://www.centos.org/about/governance/voting/ The bottom line is .. a decision of the CentOS Board has been made and we don't have to like it. We do have to do it, regardless of if we like it.