[openstack-dev] [all] Switching to longer development cycles

Kashyap Chamarthy kchamart at redhat.com
Sat Dec 16 10:55:20 UTC 2017

On Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 10:11:24AM +0800, Zhenyu Zheng wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 7:02 PM, Kashyap Chamarthy <kchamart at redhat.com>
> wrote:


> > For a relatively mature (~7 years; and ~5 years if we count from the
> > time governance changed to OpenStack Foudation) project, one official
> > contributor gathering per year sounds fine.  And for those that need
> > more face time, people would continue to organize informal meetups.  But
> > admittedly, this shifts the logistics apsect onto contributors -- that's
> > probably okay, many other contributor communities self-organize meetups.


> The contributors in APAC are growing and wish to be more involved in
> OpenStack, it will be really hard for us to join informal meetups( VISA
> Invitation letters, company support etc.)
> So I really hope the current official technical gathering remains, so that
> we can be more involved with the community.

Hi, we both agree.  I empathize with the Visa troubles.  I actually said
that the main official contributor gathering (PTG) should remain.
Didn't mean to imply that the informal meetups MUST be held; it's
only optional.


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