Feedback on secondary architecture promotion requirements draft

Josh Boyer jwboyer at
Wed Apr 4 18:31:56 UTC 2012

On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 2:29 PM, Jesse Keating <jkeating at> wrote:
> On 4/4/12 11:28 AM, DJ Delorie wrote:
>> Ok, giving money won't work, and the tax stuff is a mess.  Let's
>> ignore that for a second.
>> What about equipment?
>> Consider: if a box showed up at PHX, which contained hardware that met
>> the technology requirements of PHX, with a note that said "here,
>> yours, no strings attached" - what would happen?  Would it be
>> returned, or used?
> Used.  There is a process for donating hardware in place, and it's been used
> before.

To be clear, it would be used but ownership still resides with whomever
purchased the hardware.  At least as far as I know.  So really, it's
more akin to PHX hosting your hardware for use than it is an outright
donation.  Think of it as an indefinite loan, where you don't pay for
colo space/power.


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