[openstack-dev] Motion to start using Gerrit for TC votes
m at metacloud.com
Tue Aug 6 20:50:51 UTC 2013
On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 1:32 PM, Monty Taylor <mordred at inaugust.com> wrote:
> Currently, we make motions by email, then we discuss them by mailing
> list, then we discuss them more in IRC, then we vote on them - at which
> point the actual thing voted on may or may not get recorded somewhere
> easy to find.
> What if instead we had a repo with a bunch of ReStructureText in it -
> perhaps a copy of the TC charter and then a dir for additional things
> the TC has decided. That repo would be autopublished to a non-wiki
> website ... and the core team for the repo was the TC. EXCEPT, we didnt'
> do a 2 core +2 thing ... we'd have some slightly different rules. Such
> as - certain number of days it has to be open, certain number of +1
> votes, etc. And then only the TC chair has the actual APRV vote, which
> is used to codify the vote tallies.
> This would allow for clear voting by both the TC and others - is
> consistent with tooling we ALL know how to use, and has the benefit of
> producing a clear published record of the results when it's done. That
> way also, TC members and others can do a decent amount of the actual
> discussion outside of TC meeting, and we can save meeting time for
> resolution of issues/questions that simply cannot be sorted out via
> gerrit process.
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> OpenStack-dev at lists.openstack.org
I really like this concept. This would be a very nice level of
transparency (not that the TC hides anything) and makes it much easier to
see what is/has been going on and how we got there. It also ensures we
have the comments recorded along the way.
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