I was lucky enough to be on a panel at the Code Conference this year, so I was able to catch up with a few of the speakers, including Scott Lively, the founder of the popular Hacker News site, and Mike Perry, the CEO of Yik Yak.
They were both on the panel for the third time, and they had a different take on what made a good “junk email” for the new platform.
I also caught up with the folks at the OpenSource team, who had a lot to say about the future of open source.
It’s been a year since we launched the Open Source Code Project, and we are now at a point where we have more contributors than ever before, with over 7,000 contributors across GitHub, the OpenShift platform, and our own code base.
I spoke to Scott about the current state of open Source development, and his thoughts on the state of the OpenStack community and its future.
Scott is one of the founders of OpenSource, a community driven effort to build a world-class open source cloud.
He is also the author of The OpenStack Book: The Complete Guide to OpenStack and has a number of other books, including the highly-regarded OpenStack book.
In this talk, we dive into the future and how OpenSource can be used to drive innovation and growth.
We’ll discuss the many benefits of using open source for innovation and drive productivity, and how we can help bring more transparency and transparency to the open source community.
[Related: CodeCon 2017: Open Source Book: A Guide to the Open Stack]Scott, welcome back to Hacker News.
I was going to start this off with your thoughts on what’s different about using open Source on OpenStack.
Scott Lively: I think it’s a very good question, and I think the open stack community has grown up in this space, so it’s very much an evolution.
I think OpenStack has evolved, and it’s grown to where it is today, but that’s a big point of contention.
I mean, OpenStack is still very much about what I call the Open Infrastructure, and a lot of people are going to be disappointed by that.
And that’s fine.
But I think if you’re looking for something that really has a focus on the open world, it’s going to make a lot more sense to use open source, and to be more transparent about it.
OpenStack was a very much the baby of the openstack community.
There was a time when it was a baby, but as time goes on, it will continue to evolve.
So I think that’s an important thing.
But, again, I think people have a tendency to say that the open community is for kids.
That’s just not the case.
We have kids all over the world.
So, we’re not the only kid on the block.
And as we evolve and grow, I don’t think we’re going to see that much of a push from the open camp to say “We have to start being the kid that’s doing it.”
We are a child community, and people have grown up with us.
So the community is a good place for us to be, but we’re still very young.
But it’s not just open source that has a place in OpenStack, I would say.
There are a lot other kids out there who have already got their hands on OpenShift.
I’ll be honest with you, I have a very small percentage of my work done with OpenShift, but I am still very happy with my contribution to it.
It has been very exciting to see the community growing and growing, and now that I have OpenShift I am really excited to be part of that.
We are all very happy that we can make things better.
Mike Perry: And so, Scott, I do think that it’s an evolution, but at the same time, the community has been so successful, and open source has really been the engine that has enabled that growth.
So we’re really just seeing the evolution of the community, but it’s been great.
I am excited about that, because I think there is a lot for us all to look forward to.
Scott, thank you for coming on.
This is a fantastic opportunity for us.
We had a great time at CodeCon this year.
We did have some questions, so let’s get started.
First off, how do you see the future for OpenStack in terms of collaboration and collaboration in the open cloud space?
Scott Liveness: OpenStack definitely has the capacity to grow into a lot larger space.
OpenShift is a really good example of how a really open community can drive some very important changes, but the key to that growth is that the community can build it in a way that makes it work and work well.
So if you can make the community build things that make it work well, and the community’s leaders can make it a part of the ecosystem, then that’s