[openstack-dev] [nova] Newton midcycle planning

Sylvain Bauza sbauza at redhat.com
Thu Apr 14 08:38:29 UTC 2016

Le 12/04/2016 12:28, Sylvain Bauza a écrit :
> Le 11/04/2016 22:49, Matt Riedemann a écrit :
>> A few people have been asking about planning for the nova midcycle 
>> for newton. Looking at the schedule [1] I'm thinking weeks R-15 or 
>> R-11 work the best. R-14 is close to the US July 4th holiday, R-13 is 
>> during the week of the US July 4th holiday, and R-12 is the week of 
>> the n-2 milestone.
>> R-16 is too close to the summit IMO, and R-10 is pushing it out too 
>> far in the release. I'd be open to R-14 though but don't know what 
>> other people's plans are.
> Yeah, agreed. Using R-15 or R-14 weeks could be nice for 
> non-prioritary specs that could be reviewed in a sprint before the 
> FeatureFreeze for them.
> Using the R-11 week means that we would already hit the non-prio FF, 
> but that also means that we could use that sprint time for reviewing 
> the priorities like we did previously (and which worked great).
> So, I'm not sold about which week we should prefer, just commenting 
> about what we could discuss during that midcycle.

A quick and brief check on flight costs shows me that (for only my 
travel) going to the US in R-15 is like 50% cheaper than in R-11. I 
suspect it's because of the summer vacations for at least european 
people, but that's something worth knowing and keeping in mind.


>> As far as a venue is concerned, I haven't heard any offers from 
>> companies to host yet. If no one brings it up by the summit, I'll see 
>> if hosting in Rochester, MN at the IBM site is a possibility.
>> [1] http://releases.openstack.org/newton/schedule.html
> Just rephrasing what you said in IRC, we expect to have around 40 
> people for 3 days, in case people wonder whether they can support us.
> -Sylvain
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