[zeromq-dev] Role of iMatix in ZeroMQ community

Pieter Hintjens pieterh at gmail.com
Mon Apr 18 22:29:48 CEST 2016


A foundation would take effort to build and run and having done this
before, I counsel against it. People will argue over control.
Centralisation is a poor answer IMO.

Maybe an existing not for profit can hold the domains.

Pieter
On 18 Apr 2016 22:06, "Osiris Pedroso" <opedroso at gmail.com> wrote:

> I like the idea of a 0MQ foundation.
> Maybe turn ownership to all the contributors to zeromq and have an
> executive committee that deals with day to day affairs.
>
> On Mon, Apr 18, 2016 at 2:56 PM Michel Pelletier <
> pelletier.michel at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> This is terrible news Pieter, there's no easy way to say that I hope you
>> are comfortable and enjoying your time with friends and family.
>>
>> Would a 0MQ foundation make sense?  Something that can accept charitable
>> donations for the upkeep of things like domains and web resources.
>> Unfortunately this requires some up front work and ongoing vigilant
>> volunteers.  Or, go the route of a "serverless" existence and use something
>> like github pages to be the central hub, and have the existing domains
>> redirect to there?
>>
>> -Michel
>>
>> On Mon, Apr 18, 2016 at 12:41 PM, Greg Young <gregoryyoung1 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Route 53 is pretty simple to setup. If you are in lack of others we
>>> can maintain them.
>>>
>>> On Mon, Apr 18, 2016 at 10:39 PM, Pieter Hintjens <ph at imatix.com> wrote:
>>> > Hi folks,
>>> >
>>> > I learned today that I'm terminally ill with lung cancer. Metastasis
>>> from an
>>> > incident five years ago. iMatix has run for 20 years and today
>>> consists of
>>> > myself as only active resource. This means we need to remove my firm
>>> as a
>>> > dependency.
>>> >
>>> > Suggestions for a safe long term home for the domain names, if you
>>> would.
>>> >
>>> > Pieter
>>> >
>>> >
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