[openstack-dev] Havana roadmap?

Joshua Harlow harlowja at yahoo-inc.com
Fri Apr 12 16:21:15 UTC 2013

+2 for this

This at least would let me and others know what could be/ will be released in a easy to view fashion. It was nice for grizzly but it seemed to get filled in pretty late (instead of being continuously filled in).

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On Apr 12, 2013, at 1:18 AM, "Daviey Walker" <dave.walker at canonical.com> wrote:

> On 12 April 2013 01:47, Joshua Harlow <harlowja at yahoo-inc.com> wrote:
>> Ok good to know, I was thinking that the 'state of the project' talk would
>> have a big goal that said PTL can say I will try to do this for these 6
>> months.
>> Like a presidential campaign :-P
>> Blueprints are nice and all, but they are to 'low-level' imho, in that
>> they are scattered and don't show a unified single 'goal'.
>> I could image a 'top-level' goal being.
>> *Fix nova's use of scheduling*
>> Then all changes done for that 6 months would try to work towards this
>> goal (+- a few other ones that get in).
>> On 4/11/13 5:39 PM, "Russell Bryant" <rbryant at redhat.com> wrote:
>>> On 04/11/2013 07:00 PM, Joshua Harlow wrote:
>>>> Howdy all,
>>>> I was talking with a co-worker here @ y! and both of us were thinking
>>>> about how we know what features are planned for the next 6 months.
>>>> I know summits are supposed to be the driver of this, and the talks that
>>>> occur, but after the summit sessions and talks and such is there a
>>>> single place/wiki(?) that each PTL states exactly what they plan to
>>>> accomplish after the input from the summit. I see there
>>>> is http://www.openstack.org/software/roadmap/ which is at a very high
>>>> level.
>>>> Would others feel it is useful to have PTL's write down there goals and
>>>> desires for the next 6 months (not at such a high level as the above
>>>> link).
>>>> This can then be referred to when voting for the next PTL and so forth.
>>>> I just have always sort of felt that it was hard to tell what a PTL's
>>>> goals were for each 6 month interval, and how to compare what they
>>>> did/accomplished vs what they stated they would attempt to do.
>>>> Having a plan that the PTL supports seems to be a good thing in general,
>>>> so that the direction of said project is steered.
>>>> Thoughts?
>>>> Does something like this already exist and I didn't find it?
>>> Each project will be having a "state of the project" talk on the last
>>> day of the Summit where some of this will be discussed.  Much of the
>>> Havana plan will be captured in blueprints in the time immediately
>>> following the summit.
>>> --
>>> Russell Bryant
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> Hey,
> I think what would be of most use is draft release notes written with
> the expectations of the release.  Trawling blueprints, as identified
> is really less that ideal - when you want to point someone to a
> summary of the exciting changes.
> The release notes this last cycle, were - erm - less than ideal.. Up
> until the final stretch... Is that something we could be doing better?
> --
> Kind Regards,
> Dave Walker <Dave.Walker at canonical.com>
> Engineering Manager,
> Ubuntu Server
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