[openstack-dev] [Neutron] Evolving the stadium concept

Armando M. armamig at gmail.com
Tue Dec 1 18:03:02 UTC 2015

On 1 December 2015 at 02:40, Thierry Carrez <thierry at openstack.org> wrote:

> Armando M. wrote:
> > [...]
> > So my question is: would revisiting/clarifying the concept be due after
> > some time we have seen it in action? I would like to think so.
> I also think it's time to revisit this experience now that it's been
> around for some time. On one hand the Neutron stadium allowed to
> increase the development bandwidth by tackling bottlenecks in reviews
> using smaller core review teams. On the other it's been difficult for
> Neutron leadership to follow up on all those initiatives and the results
> in terms of QA and alignment with "the OpenStack way" have been... mixed.
> And this touches on the governance issue. By adding all those projects
> under your own project team, you bypass the Technical Committee approval
> that they behave like OpenStack projects and are produced by the
> OpenStack community. The Neutron team basically vouches for all of them
> to be on par. As far as the Technical Committee goes, they are all being
> produced by the same team we originally blessed (the Neutron project team).
> That is perfectly fine with me, as long as the Neutron team feels
> confident they can oversee every single one of them and vouch for every
> single one of them. If the Neutron PTL feels the core Neutron leadership
> just can't keep up, I think we have a problem we need to address, before
> it taints the Neutron project team itself.
> One solution is, like you mentioned, to make some (or all) of them
> full-fledged project teams. Be aware that this means the TC would judge
> those new project teams individually and might reject them if we feel
> the requirements are not met. We might want to clarify what happens then.

That's a good point. Do we have existing examples of this or would we be
sailing in uncharted waters? That said, I didn't see you comment on the
possible introduction of neutron-relevant tags, is something that the TC
would be open to?

> Thanks for raising this thread!

Thank you for chiming in!

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> Thierry Carrez (ttx)
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