[openstack-dev] The Evolution of core developer to maintainer?

Joshua Harlow harlowja at outlook.com
Wed Apr 1 17:22:04 UTC 2015

Julien Danjou wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 01 2015, Jeremy Stanley wrote:
>> Responsibilities not tied to specific controls in our tools do exist
>> in abundance, but they tend to be more fluid and ad-hoc because in
>> most cases there's been no need to wrap authorization/enforcement
>> around them. What I worry is happening is that as a community we're
>> enshrining the arbitrary constructs which we invented to be able to
>> configure our tools sanely. I see this discussion as an attempt to
>> recognize those other responsibilities as well, but worry that
>> creation of additional unnecessary authorization/enforcement process
>> will emerge as a "solution" and drive us further into pointless
>> bureaucracy.
> +1
> We never used so fine grained ACLs in Ceilometer.
> If a person knows enough about the project, sounds responsible and is
> helping, then I'm giving him/her the rights to help the project. Which
> usually includes all the right so that person is not blocked by some ACL
> if he/she wants suddenly to give his/her advice on a piece of code or
> triage some bugs.
> I've never seen big mistakes, and we don't have a lot of unrecoverable
> mistakes. In the end I prefer to give forgiveness than permission.


Thank you thank you thank you for being a good/decent human :)

(I also prefer to do the same...)

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