[PowerVMStackers][Winstackers][uc][tc] Encourage to transform from project to SIG
thierry at openstack.org
Wed Apr 10 08:41:31 UTC 2019
Tony Breeds wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 09, 2019 at 09:22:43PM -0500, Eric Fried wrote:
>>> core-team sure, but what is it that a PTL does/can do that a SIG chair
>> Ack patches in other repositories like release, governance, etc.? But
>> yeah, no reason a SIG chair couldn't also do those things, as long as
>> the vote is recognized the same way.
> I can't speak to the TC but I think that a SIG chair would basically be
> a Liaison in the releases repo and we already know how to handle that.
So.. switching to my release management hat... that actually brings up
an interesting point, and a good reason to keep PowerVMStackers and
Winstackers the same.
Project teams basically produce "OpenStack" the software release, while
SIGs work to make "OpenStack" more relevant for specific cases. While
SIGs can produce code and can own git repositories, we currently have no
SIG that owns *deliverables* being made part of the regular OpenStack
The release team only tracks project teams, and it's simpler if it stays
that way. It's also a really good delineation as to what is project team
territory and what is SIG territory.
Both PowerVMStackers or WinStackers currently produce deliverables that
are released under a cycle-based model and are included in the final
"OpenStack" release. Switching those teams to become SIGs would have an
additional consequence: it would remove those deliverables from the
So unless those teams actually want that, or the TC decides to do that,
I don't think we should switch those teams to SIGs.
Thierry Carrez (ttx)
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