[openstack-dev] OpenStack Developer Mailing List Digest September 24-30

Mike Perez mike at openstack.org
Fri Sep 30 19:01:11 UTC 2016

HTML version: http://www.openstack.org/blog/2016/09/openstack-developer-mailing-list-digest-20160930/

Candidate Proposals for TC are now open
* Candidate proposals for the Technical committee (9 positions) are open and
  will remain open until 2016-10-01, 23:45 UTC.
* Candidacies must submit a text file to the openstack/election repository [1].
* Candidates for the Technical Committee can be any foundation individual
  member, except the seven TC members who were elected for a one year seat in
  April [2].
* The election will be held from October 3rd through to 23:45 October 8th.
* The electorate are foundation individual members that are committers to one of
  the official programs projects [3] over the Mitaka-Newton timeframe
  (September 5, 2015 00:00 UTC to September 4, 2016 23:59 UTC).
* Current accepted candidates [4]
* Full thread: http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2016-September/104486.html

Release countdown for week R-0, 3-7 October
* Focus: Final release week. Most project teams should be preparing for the
  summit in Barcelona.
* General notes:
  - Release management team will tag the final Newton release on October 6th. 
    -- Project teams don't have to do anything. The release management team
    will re-tag the commit used in the most recent release candidate listed in
  - Projects not following the milestone model will not be re-tagged.
  - Cycle-trailing projects will be skipped until the trailing deadline.
* Release actions
  - Projects not follow the milestone-based release model who want
    stable/newton branches created should talk to the release team about their
    needs. Unbranched projects include:
    -- cloudkitty
    -- fuel
    -- monasca
    -- openstackansible
    -- senlin
    -- solum
    -- tripleo
* Important dates:
  - Newton final release: October 6th
  - Newton cycle-trailing deadline: October 20th
  - Ocata Design Summit: October 24-28
* Full thread: http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2016-September/104809.html

Removal of Security and OpenStackSalt Project Teams From the Big Tent (cont.)
* The change to remove Astara from the big tent was approval by the TC [4].
* The TC has appointed Piet Kruithof as PTL of the UX team [5].
* Based on the thread discussion [6] and engagements of the team, the Security
  project team will be kept as is and Rob Clark continuing as PTL [7].
* The OpenStackSalt team did not produce any deliverable within the Newton
  cycle. The removal was approved by the current Salt team PTL and the TC [8].
* Full thread:

[1] - http://governance.openstack.org/election/#how-to-submit-your-candidacy
[2] - https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/TC_Elections_April_2016#Results
[3] - http://git.openstack.org/cgit/openstack/governance/tree/reference/projects.yaml?id=sept-2016-elections
[4] - https://review.openstack.org/#/c/376609/
[5] - http://eavesdrop.openstack.org/meetings/tc/2016/tc.2016-09-27-20.01.html
[6] - http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2016-September/thread.html#104170
[7] - http://eavesdrop.openstack.org/meetings/tc/2016/tc.2016-09-27-20.01.html
[8] - https://review.openstack.org/#/c/377906/

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