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Re: [TREASURER #5526] Re: managing Huawei accounts

On Tue, Apr 05, 2022 at 01:59:23PM +0200, Jonathan Carter wrote:
> On 2022/04/01 20:24, Ross Vandegrift via RT wrote:
> > I'm not familiar with Huawei's cloud, so I can't offer any specific
> > advice - but in general, I don't think so.  Here's my understanding.
> > 
> > If Debian delegates creation, then Debian or an individual member owns
> > the account - not SPI.  We want to avoid that because:
> > 
> > - there's no way for Debian to shield members from the liability created
> >    by the provider's contract.
> > - there's no way for Debian to ensure the member doesn't run off with
> >    the account, or disappear and lock us out.
> > 
> > That means SPI needs to vet & accept those terms.  When SPI is happy
> > with the terms, they can sometimes delegate the actual acceptance
> > process back to us.
> Unfortunately, whatever route we take, it's going to take a long time via
> SPI. would it work for the cloud team if we rather do this via another TO?

Sure, I think that's fine - I used SPI in my example since they've
helped with the previous providers.


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