[openstack-dev] [ptl][requirements] nomination period started

Tony Breeds tony at bakeyournoodle.com
Thu Jul 28 17:15:42 UTC 2016

On Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 12:42:32PM -0400, Doug Hellmann wrote:

> As part of our discussion, we realized that over time we'll be
> automating more and more of the submissions to the requirements
> repo so the core review team (and everyone else) will likely end
> up submitting fewer manual patches. This points out a difference
> in the nature of this team from others that we'll need to address
> to avoid arriving at the unlikely situation where no human is
> actually able to vote for PTL. It's more likely that none of the
> core review team would be on the voter list using our usual "who
> has landed a patch" rule, and that would be bad as well, IMO.
> So, the new team will need to add an item to their bootstrapping
> todo list to specify how their electorate is identified to ensure
> we can continue to have healthy, representative, elections.  Based
> on my interpretation of the TC charter [1], we don't need a rules
> change. Adding some team documentation and (as Jeremy pointed out)
> active maintenance of the "extra-atcs" list for the team in the
> governance repository should be sufficient.
> I propose that we defer any real discussion of what the policy
> should be until after the current election, but try to work it out
> before the team applies for big tent membership.

Sounds like a good plan.

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