@XioNoX told me yesterday some pretty good news for the Community IT project. His team (NetOps) is now responsible for the project, or at least, anything financially related to it.
This is a big win for us, because it gives us not only more freedom to develop the project, in co-operation with NetOps, but also a home within Mozilla. We’ve been without a home for a while now, leaving us with no direct team in IT who is “responsible” for helping us.
NetOps are going to have discussions next quarter about the project, but I thought we should probably have our own discussion beforehand, so we can take everyone’s thoughts forwards to them.
The first thing I’d like to talk about is how we can build the project to suit community, and not just local communities. Currently we sponsor resources to our local communities, but this project is for community not just for local community. I think we should be looking at how we can expand to try and help anything related to IT in the community, not just web hosting and discourse.
That is, however, my opinion. What are you thoughts on this?