FINOS response to COVID-19: An Open Letter to the Community

March 13, 2020

Dear Community,

As the world responds to the unprecedented risk posed by COVID-19, our team is constantly monitoring the situation and adjusting our plans as needed, I wanted to reach out to you for two reasons, to outline our plans to respond to this situation and to describe how we are redesigning our operations to ensure our Community continues with its momentum.

In response to COVID-19, firstly we fully realized that the kind of in person interaction that often characterizes and cements open source Communities will simply not be possible over the foreseeable future. The safety of our Community and team will always be our first priority.

For this reason, over the course of the last two weeks we had to make the following difficult decisions: