[openstack-dev] Reducing noise of the ML

Flavio Percoco flavio at redhat.com
Thu Apr 2 11:22:19 UTC 2015

On 02/04/15 06:19 -0400, Sean Dague wrote:
>On 04/02/2015 05:37 AM, Thierry Carrez wrote:
>> Michael Still wrote:
>>> Actually, for some projects the +1 is part of a public voting process
>>> and therefore required.
>> Could that "public voting process" happen somewhere else ? Like at an
>> IRC meeting ?
>For global teams there is no IRC meeting that lets everyone have a voice.

Also, FWIW, I don't mind knowing when teams grow!

>> Also, did anyone ever vote -1 ?
>Yes, there was a Cinder vote that had -1s (for invalid reasons) it was
>useful to have that in the open because it straightened out some culture
>Also I failed to gather the requisite 5 +1s the first time I was
>proposed for nova-core. While embarrassing, I got over it. I do get that
>made a lot of people more heavily straw poll first to avoid those kinds
>of situations.

And I believe there was a case in Neutron too.

>> (FWIW originally we used lazy consensus -- PTL proposes, and approval is
>> automatic after a while unless someone *opposes*. Not sure when +1s or
>> public voting was added as a requirement).
>No idea myself. But it's been here since I started participating in the
>project in March 2012.
>Requiring a [core] tag for these so people can get rid of them if they
>don't care seems fair.



Flavio Percoco
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