[openstack-dev] [Neutron] PTL Candidacy

Jay Pipes jaypipes at gmail.com
Mon Jan 23 14:28:34 UTC 2017

On 01/22/2017 09:35 PM, Kevin Benton wrote:
> I would like to propose my candidacy for the Neutron PTL.
> I have been contributing to Neutron since the Havana development
> cycle working for a network vendor and then a distribution vendor.
> I have been a core reviewer since the Kilo development cycle and
> I am on the Neutron stable maintenance team as well as the drivers
> team.
> I have a few priorities that I would focus on as PTL:
> * Cleanup and simplification of the existing code: In addition to
> supporting the ongoing work of converting all data access into OVO
> models, I would like the community to continue breaking down code using
> the callback event system. We should eliminate as many
> extension-specific mixins and special-cases from the core as possible so
> it becomes very easy to reason about and stable from a code-churn
> perspective. This approach forces us to add appropriate event
> notifications to the core to build service plugins and drivers out of
> tree without requiriing modifications to the core.

++ Great initiative, Kevin.


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