[PowerVMStackers][Winstackers][uc][tc] Encourage to transform from project to SIG

Thierry Carrez thierry at openstack.org
Mon Apr 8 16:04:39 UTC 2019

Rico Lin wrote:
> We now have most of Working Groups migrate to SIGs, so it's 
> governance under both TCs and UCs. And to further look through, there 
> are some projects are potential SIG meterial.
> PowerVMStackers and Winstackers are two identical targets. They all 
> required cross-project works to achieve their mission and kind of 
> *special interest* (One for PowerVM, and one for Windows support across 
> OpenStack).

Yes, I think it would make a lot of sense...

What defines those groups is not the software bits that they produce, 
but their overall goals (getting OpenStack to run on Windows, supporting 
PowerVM technology in OpenStack). The repositories that they maintain is 
just a means toward this larger end, and a lot of their work is actually 
done within existing repositories from other project teams.

The SIG model seems therefore a better fit than the "Project team" model 
which is more centered around a specific component and/or a set of 

Thierry Carrez (ttx)

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