[openstack-dev] [all] Recording little everyday OpenStack successes
mestery at mestery.com
Fri Oct 9 15:55:53 UTC 2015
On Fri, Oct 9, 2015 at 8:52 AM, Russell Bryant <rbryant at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 10/09/2015 05:42 AM, Thierry Carrez wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> > OpenStack has become quite big, and it's easier than ever to feel lost,
> > to feel like nothing is really happening. It's more difficult than ever
> > to feel part of a single community, and to celebrate little successes
> > and progress.
> > In a (small) effort to help with that, I suggested making it easier to
> > record little moments of joy and small success bits. Those are usually
> > not worth the effort of a blog post or a new mailing-list thread, but
> > they show that our community makes progress *every day*.
> > So whenever you feel like you made progress, or had a little success in
> > your OpenStack adventures, or have some joyful moment to share, just
> > throw the following message on your local IRC channel:
> > #success [Your message here]
> > The openstackstatus bot will take that and record it on this wiki page:
> > https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Successes
> > We'll add a few of those every week to the weekly newsletter (as part of
> > the developer digest that we reecently added there).
> > Caveats: Obviously that only works on channels where openstackstatus is
> > present (the official OpenStack IRC channels), and we may remove entries
> > that are off-topic or spam.
> > So... please use #success liberally and record lttle everyday OpenStack
> > successes. Share the joy and make the OpenStack community a happy place.
> This is *really* cool. I'm excited to use this and see all the things
> others record. Thanks!!
Indeed, sometimes it's easy to get lost in the bike shedding, this is a
good way for everyone to remember the little successes that people are
having. After all, this project is composed of actual people, it's good to
highlight the little things we each consider a success. Well done!
> Russell Bryant
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