[openstack-dev] [all] PTL/TC candidate workflow proposal for next elections

Thierry Carrez thierry at openstack.org
Fri Aug 21 14:58:10 UTC 2015

Tristan Cacqueray wrote:
> Hello folks,
> as discussed previously, we'd like to improve elections workflow using
> gerrit:
> * A new repository to manage elections: openstack/election
> * Candidates submit their candidacy through a file as a CR, e.g.:
>   "sept-2015-ptl/project_name-candidate_name"
> * A check job verifies if the candidate is valid (has ATC and
>   contributor to the project)
> * Elections officials +2 the review
> * Once merged, a post jobs could publish the candidacy to openstack-dev@
>   and to the wiki.
> Automated jobs would be great, but the first iteration could be managed
> using manual tools.
> While this workflow doesn't tackle actual elections (using CIVS), it
> should already greatly help elections officials.

Sounds way more reliable (and less noisy) than (ab)using the ML to
achieve the same result.


Thierry Carrez (ttx)

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