[openstack-dev] [savanna] Savanna PTL election proposal

Matthew Farrellee matt at redhat.com
Tue Aug 13 11:41:34 UTC 2013

On 08/13/2013 07:29 AM, Thierry Carrez wrote:
> Matthew Farrellee wrote:
>>   2. Candidate nomination -
>>    a. anyone can list names in
>> https://etherpad.openstack.org/savanna-ptl-candidates-0
>>    b. anyone mentioned during this week's IRC meeting
>>    c. both (a) and (b)
>>    - Current direction is to be inclusive and thus (c)
> We do self-nomination (people who want to run nominate themselves)
> because then you don't have to go through the painful step of
> *confirming* candidates (people may not agree to run).

That's good to know and a nice modification.

>>   3. Electorate -
>>    a. all AUTHORS on the Savanna repositories
>>    b. all committers (git log --author) on Savanna repos since Grizzly
>> release
>>    c. all committers since Savanna inception
>>    d. savanna-core members (currently 2 people)
>>    e. committers w/ filter on number of commits or size of commits
>>    - Current direction is to be broadly inclusive (not (d) or (e)) thus
>> (a), it is believed that (a) ~= (b) ~= (c).
> If you want to make it "like OpenStack" it should be all Savanna recent
> authors (last year), as given by git. Maybe the infra team could even
> give you a list of emails for use in CIVS.

Also good to know. I'll mention this during out meeting when folks are 
agreeing on the proposal options.

FYI, Savanna is < 1 yo and the AUTHORS file is automatically updated 
when new commits come in.

>>   4. Duration of election -
>>    a. 1 week (from 15 Aug meeting to 22 Aug meeting)
>>   5. Term -
>>    a. effective immediately through next full OpenStack election cycle
>> (i.e. now until "I" release, 6 mo+)
>>    b. effective immediately until min(6 mo, incubation)
>>    c. effective immediately until end of incubation
>>    - Current direction is any option that aligns with the standard
>> OpenStack election cycle
> I think (a) would work well.

Thanks for the feedback!



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