[openstack-dev] Motion to start using Gerrit for TC votes

Monty Taylor mordred at inaugust.com
Wed Aug 7 17:50:59 UTC 2013

On 08/07/2013 05:58 AM, Thierry Carrez wrote:
> Monty Taylor wrote:
>> 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.
> I think that's a great idea, tracking revisions of proposed motions and
> recording of the results/votes is not so great at this point. I would
> still prefer to use the ML and the meeting to *discuss* the motion, but
> tracking wording changes and approvals should be made easier.

Agree - I think the mailing list is a MUCH better general discussion medium.

> A few questions:
> * Chair can use APRV once the vote is over to indicate YES wins... how
> to indicate that the vote is over and NO won ? Abandon the review ?

Yeah. It's a review to change something that did not work. Abandon seems

> * How do we handle proxies ? Giving temporary +2 to a non-TC member
> sounds like a bit of pain

I do not think we'd need proxies anymore - as the vote wouldn't have to
happen within the IRC meeting.

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