[openstack-dev] [TripleO] Can we create some subteams?

Jason Rist jrist at redhat.com
Mon Apr 11 14:27:11 UTC 2016

On 04/11/2016 04:19 AM, Steven Hardy wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 11, 2016 at 05:54:11AM -0400, John Trowbridge wrote:
> > Hola OOOers,
> >
> > It came up in the meeting last week that we could benefit from a CI
> > subteam with its own meeting, since CI is taking up a lot of the main
> > meeting time.
> >
> > I like this idea, and think we should do something similar for the other
> > informal subteams (tripleoclient, UI), and also add a new subteam for
> > tripleo-quickstart (and maybe one for releases?).
> +1, from the meeting and other recent discussions it sounds like defining
> some sub-teams would be helpful, let's try to enumerate those discussed:
> - tripleo-ci
> - API (Mistral based API which is landing in tripleo-common atm)
> - Tripleo-UI
> - os-net-config
> - python-tripleoclient
> - tripleo-quickstart
> Of these, I think tripleo-ci, tripleo-ui, os-net-config and
> tripleo-quickstart all make sense to create sub-teams.
> However it's less clear if we should create separate teams for
> tripleoclient and the API - IMO everyone should care about the CLI flow, so
> it'd be good to encourage broader participation there, but if there's
> consensus we can add that.
> In the API case it's tough because it's being proposed to tripleo-common,
> so it'll be difficult to have an ACL which only affects the location of the
> API code.  Also it's another key interface where we probably want to really
> encourage broad participation in review/development - currently there's a
> small team working on the API implementation but I really hope that changes
> when we move the Mistral based API to be in the default deployment flow.
> Regarding releases, there actually already is a tripleo-release group, but
> I'm not sure we want to maintain that model long-term, instead we should be
> moving towards the common openstack/releases tooling ref:
> http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2016-March/090737.html
> Improving our release workflow and figuring out how we align/integrate
> better with the OpenStack coordinated/centralized release is high on my
> TODO list as PTL for Newton, and it's definitely something I'm keen to
> discuss further e.g at summit (and get help with! :)
> > We should make seperate ACL's for these subteams as well. The informal
> > approach of adding cores who can +2 anything but are told to only +2
> > what they know doesn't scale very well.
> Agreed, there's definitely value in doing this now and it will provide more
> value as our community grows.
> Steve
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Very big +1 to this.  I feel like it will help speed up the dev process.

Jason E. Rist
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