From my memory, the LCOO was started in 2015 or 2016. The UC was started at the end of 2012, start of 2013 (https://www.openstack.org/blog/?p=3777) with Ryan, JC and I. Tim -----Original Message----- From: Graham Hayes <gr at ham.ie> Reply-To: "OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions)" <openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org> Date: Tuesday, 15 May 2018 at 18:22 To: "openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org" <openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org> Subject: Re: [openstack-dev] [tc] [all] TC Report 18-20 ...... > # LCOO > > There's been some concern expressed about the The Large Contributing > OpenStack Operators (LCOO) group and the way they operate. They use > an [Atlassian Wiki](https://openstack-lcoo.atlassian.net/) and > Slack, and have restricted membership. These things tend to not > align with the norms for tool usage and collaboration in OpenStack. > This topic came up in [late > April](http://eavesdrop.openstack.org/irclogs/%23openstack-tc/%23openstack-tc.2018-04-26.log.html#t2018-04-26T14:39:36) > > but is worth revisiting in Vancouver. From what I understand, this group came into being before the UC was created - a joint UC/TC/LCOO sync up in Vancouver is probably a good idea.