[openstack-dev] [tc] [all] TC Report 18

Davanum Srinivas davanum at gmail.com
Thu May 4 12:18:53 UTC 2017

On Thu, May 4, 2017 at 3:49 AM, Thierry Carrez <thierry at openstack.org> wrote:
> Jeremy Stanley wrote:
>> On 2017-05-03 14:04:40 -0400 (-0400), Doug Hellmann wrote:
>>> Excerpts from Sean Dague's message of 2017-05-03 13:23:11 -0400:
>>>> On 05/03/2017 01:02 PM, Doug Hellmann wrote:
>>>>> Excerpts from Thierry Carrez's message of 2017-05-03 18:16:29 +0200:
>> [...]
>>>>> Knowing what will be discussed in advanced also helps everyone
>>>>> collect their thoughts and be ready to contribute.
>>>> What about ensuring that every agenda topic is more than a line,
>>>> but includes a full paragraph about what the agenda topic
>>>> proposer expects it will cover. A lot of times the agenda items
>>>> are cryptic enough unless you are knee deep in things.
>>>> That would help people collect their thoughts even more and
>>>> break away from the few minutes of delay in introducing the
>>>> subject (the introduction of the subject would be in the
>>>> agenda).
>>> If the goal is to move most of the discussion onto the mailing
>>> list, we could link to the thread(s) there, too.
>> This seems like a great idea to me. Granted in many cases we already
>> have a change proposed in Gerrit containing a (potentially) lengthy
>> explanation, but duplicating some of that on the agenda can't hurt.
> I like the idea. One issue is the timing.
> I prepare and post the meeting agenda on the Monday (in time for
> everyone to read it and decide if they want to attend). However I
> prepare the "introduction of the subject" shortly before the meeting on
> Tuesday, so that it takes into account the recent changes and is up to
> date with the status of the review. Some people post reviews/comments 10
> minutes before meeting, so it will be very hard to account for those
> comments or objections in the "introduction" posted the day before...

Right Thierry, we all have to adjust the way we work somewhat.

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> Thierry Carrez (ttx)
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