[openstack-dev] [Openstack-operators] [Neutron] The specs process, effective operators feedback and product management

Maru Newby marun at redhat.com
Mon Apr 13 18:03:40 UTC 2015

> On Apr 10, 2015, at 11:04 AM, Boris Pavlovic <boris at pavlovic.me> wrote:
> Hi, 
> I believe that specs are too detailed and too dev oriented for managers, operators and devops. 
> They actually don't want/have time to write/read all the stuff in specs and that's why the communication between dev & operators community is a broken. 
> I would recommend to think about simpler approaches like making mechanism for proposing features/changes in projects. 
> Like we have in Rally:  https://rally.readthedocs.org/en/latest/feature_requests.html
> This is similar to specs but more concentrate on WHAT rather than HOW. 


I think the line between HOW and WHAT are too often blurred in Neutron.  Unless we’re able to improve our ability to communicate at an appropriate level of abstraction with non-dev stakeholders, meeting their needs will continue to be a struggle.


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