[openstack-dev] [Neutron] Neutron Tempest code sprint - 2nd week of January, Montreal, QC, Canada

Anita Kuno anteaya at anteaya.info
Wed Dec 18 21:29:07 UTC 2013

Matt Trenish wins this round of spot Anita's typo to the -dev ml.

9am - 5pm, 8 hours of work (lunch in the middle) for 3 days

Thanks Matt,

On 12/18/2013 04:17 PM, Anita Kuno wrote:
> Okay time for a recap.
> What: Neutron Tempest code sprint
> Where: Montreal, QC, Canada
> When: January 15, 16, 17 2014
> Location: I am about to sign the contract for Salle du Parc at 3625 Parc
> avenue, a room in a residence of McGill University.
> Time: 9am - 5am
> I am expecting to see the following people in Montreal in January:
> Mark McClain
> Salvatore Orlando
> Sean Dague
> Matt Trenish
> Jay Pipes
> Sukhdev Kapur
> Miguel Lavelle
> Oleg Bondarev
> Rossella Sblendido
> Emilien Macchi
> Sylvain Afchain
> Nicolas Planel
> Kyle Mestery
> Dane Leblanc
> Sumit Naiksatam
> Henry Gessau
> Don Kehn
> Carl Baldwin
> Justin Hammond
> Anita Kuno
> If you are on the above list and can't attend, please email me so I have
> an up-to-date list. If you are planning on attending and I don't have
> your name listed, please email me without delay so that I can add you
> and you get done what you need to get done to attend.
> I have the contract for the room and will be signing it and sending it
> in with the room deposit tomorrow. Monty has about 6 more hours to get
> back to me on this, then I just have to go ahead and do it.
> Caterer is booked and I will be doing menu selection over the holidays.
> I can post the intended, _the intended_ menu once I have decided. Soup,
> salad, sandwich - not glamourous but hopefully filling. If the menu on
> the day isn't the same as what I post, please forgive me. Unforeseen
> circumstances may crop up and I will do my best to get you fed. One
> person has identified they have a specific food request, if there are
> any more out there, please email me now. This covers breakfast, lunch
> and tea/coffee all day.
> Henry Gessau will be social convener for dinners. If you have some
> restaurant suggestions, please contact Henry. Organization of dinners
> will take place once we congregate in our meeting room.
> T-shirts: we decided that the code quality of Neutron was a higher
> priority than t-shirts.
> One person required a letter of invitation for visa purposes and
> received it. I hope the visa has been granted.
> Individuals arrangements for hotels seem to be going well from what I
> have been hearing. A few people will be staying at Le Nouvel Hotel,
> thanks for finding that one, Rosella.
> Weather: well you got me on this one. This winter is colder than we have
> had in some time and more snow too. So it will be beautiful but bring or
> buy warm clothes. A few suggestions:
> * layer your clothes (t-shirt, turtleneck, sweatshirt)
> * boots with removable liners (this is my boot of choice:
> http://amzn.to/19ddJve) remove the liners at the end of each day to dry them
> * warm coat
> * toque (wool unless you are allergic) I'm seeing them for $35, don't
> pay that much, you should be able to get something warm for $15 or less
> * warm socks (cotton socks and wool over top)- keep your feet dry
> * mitts (mitts keep my fingers warmer than gloves)
> * scarf
> If the weather is making you panic, talk to me and I will see about
> bringing some of my extra accessories with me. The style might not be
> you but you will be warm.
> Remember, don't lick the flagpole. It doesn't matter what your friends
> tell you.
> That's all I can think of, if I missed something, email me.
> Oh, and best to consider me offline from Jan.2 until the code sprint.
> Make sure you have all the information you need prior to that time.
> See you in Montreal,
> Anita.
> On 11/19/2013 11:31 AM, Rossella Sblendido wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> sorry if this is a bit OT now.
>> I contacted some hotels to see if we could get a special price if we book
>> many rooms. According to my research the difference in price is not much.
>> Also, as Anita was saying, booking for everybody is more complicated.
>> So I decided to booked a room for myself.
>> I share the name of the hotel, in case you want to stay in the same place
>> http://www.lenouvelhotel.com/<http://www.booking.com/hotel/ca/le-nouvel-spa.html?aid=318615&label=postbooking_confemail&pbsource=conf_email_hotel_name&et=UmFuZG9tSVYkc2RlIyh9YQkLIKuQhwqabGHP/3dl6rJzqy0AqLilEWRB9q2h3N7LbLpnopp78jpk3Zrw8QEON8/7uGk2Z4XEVgx0jMidsc7G6J6/mpIjb0/tpL+TyUzh/SougdT7JVfQN96wrY/Uz9Cu068o86et5KaL1N1ikBA2yvj25PBlFEF+/iBPj8Nq>.
>> It's close to the meeting room and the price is one of the best I have
>> found.
>> cheers,
>> Rossella
>> On Sat, Nov 16, 2013 at 7:39 PM, Anita Kuno <anteaya at anteaya.info> wrote:
>>>  On 11/16/2013 01:14 PM, Anita Kuno wrote:
>>> On 11/16/2013 12:37 PM, Sean Dague wrote:
>>> On 11/15/2013 10:36 AM, Russell Bryant wrote:
>>>  On 11/13/2013 11:10 AM, Anita Kuno wrote:
>>>  Neutron Tempest code sprint
>>> In the second week of January in Montreal, Quebec, Canadathere will be a
>>> Neutron Tempest code sprint to improve the status of Neutron tests in
>>> Tempest and to add new tests.
>>>  First off, I think anything regarding putting more effort into this is
>>> great.  However, I *beg* the Neutron team not to wait until this week to
>>> make significant progress.
>>> To be clear, IMO, this is already painfully late.  It's one of the
>>> largest items blocking deprecation of nova-network and moving forward
>>> with Neutron.  This spring is just a couple weeks before icehouse-2.
>>> Come i2, mid-cycle, we're going to have make a call on whether or not
>>> nova-network deprecation seems likely.  If not, we really can't wait
>>> around and I will probably propose un-freezing nova-network.
>>>  100% agreed. Realistically this has to be a capping session, not when
>>> the real work starts. If the agent rewrite isn't done, and the parallel
>>> gate basically working before then, it won't work.
>>> Honestly, I think we're going to need to checkpoint before Christmas to
>>> figure out if the preconditions are met, because if they aren't, then
>>> it's not clear the 3 days of code sprint are really going to generate
>>> the results we need.
>>> I'm encouraged by the level of activity in the neutron channel, so I
>>> think right now planning for success is good. But again, we need some
>>> aggressive check points, and people need to realize this is not the
>>> beginning of this work, it is the closing session.
>>> 	-Sean
>>>  Great. What kind of check points in a mutual location would we like to
>>> see?
>>> Etherpad?
>>> Meeting logs?
>>> Other suggestions?
>>> Thanks Sean,
>>> Anita.
>>> Actually I am going to answer my own question with a proposal.
>>> I would like to see a special sub-committee of the TC convened comprised
>>> of (5?) TC members and/or appointees for the express purpose of being
>>> available to help meet this goal, be available in the -neutron irc channel
>>> for questions and support and also to guide the process so the goal is
>>> achieved.
>>> Thoughts?
>>> Anita.
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