[openstack-dev] Release Naming for S - time to suggest a name!

Paul Belanger pabelanger at redhat.com
Mon Mar 5 21:53:23 UTC 2018

On Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 08:19:59PM -0500, Paul Belanger wrote:
> Hey everybody,
> Once again, it is time for us to pick a name for our "S" release.
> Since the associated Summit will be in Berlin, the Geographic
> Location has been chosen as "Berlin" (State).
> Nominations are now open. Please add suitable names to
> https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Release_Naming/S_Proposals between now
> and 2018-03-05 23:59 UTC.
> In case you don't remember the rules:
> * Each release name must start with the letter of the ISO basic Latin
> alphabet following the initial letter of the previous release, starting
> with the initial release of "Austin". After "Z", the next name should
> start with "A" again.
> * The name must be composed only of the 26 characters of the ISO basic
> Latin alphabet. Names which can be transliterated into this character
> set are also acceptable.
> * The name must refer to the physical or human geography of the region
> encompassing the location of the OpenStack design summit for the
> corresponding release. The exact boundaries of the geographic region
> under consideration must be declared before the opening of nominations,
> as part of the initiation of the selection process.
> * The name must be a single word with a maximum of 10 characters. Words
> that describe the feature should not be included, so "Foo City" or "Foo
> Peak" would both be eligible as "Foo".
> Names which do not meet these criteria but otherwise sound really cool
> should be added to a separate section of the wiki page and the TC may
> make an exception for one or more of them to be considered in the
> Condorcet poll. The naming official is responsible for presenting the
> list of exceptional names for consideration to the TC before the poll opens.
> Let the naming begin.
> Paul
Just a reminder, there is only few more hours left to get your suggestions in
for the naming the next release.


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