[all[tc][ptls] Success bot lives on!

Ben Nemec openstack at nemebean.com
Tue May 14 16:19:06 UTC 2019

On 5/14/19 10:59 AM, Alexandra Settle wrote:
> Hi all,
> Hope you're all settled back in after an absolutely crazily long week in 
> Denver.
> The TC met on Saturday the 4th of May for the PTG and we had a large 
> group discussing how we can evolve our systems towards more simplicity, 
> fun, exciting, enjoyable, and rewarding (take your wordy pick). But in 
> the mean time, we don't appear to celebrate the little things anymore.
> One of the proposals to this was to revive success bot for consistent 
> use. For those who don't know or remember what success bot is, it is a 
> success IRC bot (*dramatic gasp*) that makes it simple to record "little 
> moments of joy and progress" and share them. Review this article for 
> more info [1] or the original email from Thierry [2].
> It is clear that we still have some using it, with about ~25 posts last 
> year and 2 so far this year, but I think we can do better than that. 
> There are a lot of new people in the community, so I hope this generates 
> more interest!
> So whenever you feel like you (or someone) made progress, or had a 
> little success in your OpenStack adventures, or have some joyful moment 
> to share, just throw the following message on your local IRC channel:
> #success [Your message here]
> The openstackstatus bot will take that and record it on the wiki page [3].

I think we had talked about sending a weekly summary to the list or 
something. I know I don't tend to check the wiki page on a regular 
basis. Is there any plan around that?

> Cheers,
> Alex
> IRC: asettle
> Twitter: dewsday
> [1] 
> https://superuser.openstack.org/articles/success-bot-helps-share-your-happy-moments-in-the-openstack-community/
> [2] 
> http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2015-October/076552.html
> [3]https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Successes 
> <https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Successes>
> p.s  - The bot still only works in channels where openstackstatus is 
> present (the official OpenStack IRC channels), and we may remove entries 
> that are off-topic or spam.

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