Here are some succinct guidelines on which image formats to use on the web, in email, and in print, based on CNCF’s experiences: SVG: Use for logos SVGs are the preferred image format for logos as they’re resolution-independent (that is, they look good no matter how high-resolution your screen is), lightweight (that is, their file size is smaller than other…
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CNCF Openness Guidelines

CNCF is an open source technical community where technical project collaboration, discussions, and decision-making should be open and transparent. Please see our charter, particularly section 3(b), for more background on CNCF values. Design, discussions, and decision-making around technical topics of CNCF-hosted projects should occur in public view such as via GitHub issues and pull requests, public Google Docs, public mailing…
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CNCF Joins Call for Code

The CNCF, the Linux Foundation, and the entire open source movement would be nothing without community. The ability to come together and foster an ecosystem, develop new, ground-breaking technology, and accelerate innovation is truly inspiring. It's a testament to the commitment and desire to look beyond their immediate needs and consider what is best for the community at-large (all while…
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By Dan Kohn, CNCF executive director This post is now out-of-date. Please follow the advice from this newer post instead. 此篇博文的中文版在英文版本之后,请参阅。 Earlier this month, KubeCon + CloudNativeCon held its largest-ever event in Copenhagen, with 4,300 attendees. This week, we opened the call for proposals (CFP) for both Shanghai (Nov. 14-15) and Seattle (Dec. 11-13). Here’s a look at attendance for…
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Open Source projects exhibit natural increasing returns to scale. That’s because most developers are interested in using and participating in the largest projects, and the projects with the most developers are more likely to quickly fix bugs, add features and work reliably across the largest number of platforms. So, tracking the projects with the highest developer velocity can help illuminate…
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By Dan Kohn, CNCF Executive Director, @dankohn1 As the executive director of CNCF, I'm proud to host Kubernetes, which is one of the highest development velocity projects in the history of open source. I know this because I can do a web search and see... quite a few people being quoted saying that, but does the data support this claim?…
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By Dan Kohn, @dankohn1, CNCF Executive Director February 1, 2017 The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) believes that the best software license for open source projects today is the Apache-2.0 license (Apache-2.0). Our goal is to enable the greatest possible adoption of our projects by developers and users. Our larger goal with CNCF (and with the Linux Foundation, of which…
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