[openstack-dev] [marconi] Development process adjustments

Flavio Percoco flavio at redhat.com
Fri Apr 26 11:58:51 UTC 2013

On 25/04/13 20:22 -0400, Monty Taylor wrote:
>On 04/25/2013 05:17 PM, Flavio Percoco wrote:
>> On 25/04/13 09:59 -0700, Mark Washenberger wrote:
>>>   It's definitely the case that more work needs to go into maintaining
>>>   Glance's blueprint backlog. But I still wonder if something like Trello
>>>   might have an appropriate role to play in our development process by
>>>   representing the pipeline that transforms ideas into specified,
>>>   approved, and targeted blueprints.
>> FWIW, I first used Trello when Marconi's development started and it
>> has been helpful. My main concern about Trello is to not duplicate
>> contents and make sure that what needs to be in launchpad *is* in
>> launchpad.
>> Trello has made Marconi's organization simpler (keep in mind that
>> marconi's development _just started_). I don't know whether trello is
>> the best tool out there or not, though.
>> Also, I'm not saying projects should stop using launchpad but I do
>> think that as far as our main tool (Launchpad) is up-to-date, projects
>> should feel free to use whatever they think is best for them.
>Honestly, dev on the launchpad blueprints feature stalled quite a while
>ago, and I think the trello interest shows that there are, in fact, some
>deficiencies that should be sorted out. Kurt gave some great feedback
>the other day, and we've been collecting more and more of that
>informally over drinks at bars with folks.
>We've been trying to not open up too many big tooling cans of worms, and
>I think that's been working so far - which is one of the reasons we
>didn't do a summit session on the topic. BUT - we may be reaching
>critical mass where we need to look more deeply into options.
>I'll write up the things we've collected so far and publish them to a
>wiki/blueprint so that we can start a proper conversation on the topic.

Sounds great! I think we'll need a "main" tool anyway. As for now, I
think projects should feel free to use other tools as far as they keep
launchpad updated.

I agree that it seems the right time to dig a bit more in this topic
and see what comes out of it.

Thanks Monty,

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