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

Flavio Percoco flavio at redhat.com
Thu May 4 17:12:42 UTC 2017

On 04/05/17 08:18 -0400, Davanum Srinivas wrote:
>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.

As mentioned in the meeting, I've started a thread to discuss the topic about
dropping the meetings:



Flavio Percoco
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