[dev][tc][ptl] Continuing Evaluating projects in relation to OpenStack cloud vision

Lance Bragstad lbragstad at gmail.com
Fri Feb 8 14:39:32 UTC 2019

On 2/8/19 7:15 AM, Chris Dent wrote:
> Yesterday at the TC meeting [1] we decided that the in-progress task
> to make sure the technical vision document [2] has been fully
> evaluated by project teams needs a bit more time, so this message is
> being produced as a reminder.
> Back in January Julia produced a message [3] suggesting that each
> project consider producing a document where they compare their
> current state with an idealized state if they were in complete
> alignment with the vision. There were two hoped for outcomes:
> * A useful in-project document that could help guide future
>   development.
> * Patches to the vision document to clarify or correct the vision
>   where it is discovered to be not quite right.
> A few projects have started that process (see, for example,
> melwitt's recent message for some links [4]) resulting in some good
> plans as well as some improvements to the vision document [5].

Is it worth knowing which projects have this underway? If so, do we want
to track that somewhere?

Colleen started generating notes for keystone [0] and there is a plan to
get it proposed for review to our contributor guide sometime before the
the Summit [1].

[0] https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/keystone-technical-vision-notes

> In the future the TC would like to use the vision document to help
> evaluate projects applying to be "official" as well as determining
> if projects are "healthy". As such it is important that the document
> be constantly evolving toward whatever "correct" means. The process
> described in Julia's message [3] is a useful to make it so. Please
> check it out.
> Thanks.
> [1]
> http://eavesdrop.openstack.org/meetings/tc/2019/tc.2019-02-07-14.00.html
> [2] https://governance.openstack.org/tc/reference/technical-vision.html
> [3]
> http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-discuss/2019-January/001417.html
> [4]
> http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-discuss/2019-February/002501.html
> [5]
> https://review.openstack.org/#/q/project:openstack/governance+file:reference/technical-vision.rst

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