[openstack-dev] [tc] naming N and O releases nowish

Sean Dague sean at dague.net
Thu Oct 8 11:53:54 UTC 2015

On 10/08/2015 06:59 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 07, 2015 at 02:57:59PM +0200, Thierry Carrez wrote:
>> Sean Dague wrote:
>>> We're starting to make plans for the next cycle. Long term plans are
>>> getting made for details that would happen in one or two cycles.
>>> As we already have the locations for the N and O summits I think we
>>> should do the naming polls now and have names we can use for this
>>> planning instead of letters. It's pretty minor but it doesn't seem like
>>> there is any real reason to wait and have everyone come up with working
>>> names that turn out to be confusing later.
>> That sounds fair. However the release naming process currently states[1]:
>> """
>> The process to chose the name for a release begins once the location of
>> the design summit of the release to be named is announced and no sooner
>> than the opening of development of the previous release.
>> """
>> ...which if I read it correctly means we could pick N now, but not O. We
>> might want to change that (again) first.
> Since changing the naming process may take non-negligible time, could
> we parallelize, so we can at least press ahead with picking a name for
> N asap which is permitted by current rules.

Agreed. I believe that Monty and Jim signed up for shepherding this
after the last naming rules change. I've added it to the TC agenda for
next week to kickstart the process.


Sean Dague

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