[Openstack-i18n] ATC candidates listing - Patch submitted

Ying Chun Guo guoyingc at cn.ibm.com
Tue Aug 18 04:57:01 UTC 2015

Thank you for the explain, Tom.
The patch to openstack governance is submitted.
Again, the patch is just a temporary way for us to get discount codes and 
vote right.
We will figure out an automatic way after we formally move to Zanata.

@ team, please help to review.

Best regards
Ying Chun Guo (Daisy)

Tom Fifield <tom at openstack.org> wrote on 08/07/2015 01:42:00 PM:

> From: Tom Fifield <tom at openstack.org>
> To: openstack-i18n at lists.openstack.org
> Date: 08/07/2015 01:42 PM
> Subject: Re: [Openstack-i18n] ATC candidates listing - call for 
> coodinators' action
> Hi all,
> I'm going to attempt to add some information here - hopefully I won't 
> make it worse.
> On 06/08/15 19:31, Akihiro Motoki wrote:
> > The first point is the main reason that I am asking in this thread.
> > I would like to clarify what are different from the usual process
> > and what we can if we follow the normal ATC definition.
> >
> > The actual definition of ATC for normal (non-I18n) contributors are
> > as described above, but we are in a special stage and we may be able
> > to have a bit different definition. If so, it is better to announce 
> > it is different
> > from the normal ATC definition.
> As Motoki san notes, what we're doing at the moment is 'special'.
> Why?
> Normally, ATC status is automatically determined - by having a commit in 

> a repository. We are able to easily check using our existing tooling.
> Our Transifex workflow does not allow for this 'easy', or 'standard' 
> way. Our Zanata tooling in the future should be able to do this.
> However, we are in transition and do not yet have this working yet. 
> Despite this, we still want to be able to recognize the hard work of our 

> translators: they have waited long enough.
> Thankfully, the governance of the Technical Committee provides another 
> way, so called: "Exceptional ATC Status".
> "Exceptional ATC Status" was designed so that important contributors who 

> couldn't get ATC through the 'standard' way could still be recognised. 
> It's not uncommon, and a current list of people with such status can be 
> found here: 
> https://github.com/openstack/governance/blob/master/reference/extra-atcs 

> . "Exceptional" refers to the method of acquiring the status - the 
> status itself has the same rights :)
> The reason we are collecting the lists is to submit an "Exceptional ATC 
> Status" request on behalf of the translators. As per 

> , we will send "an email to the TC chair".
> Given current progress on Zanata, we should only have to do this once, 
> but it should assist with getting some ATC labels on badges in Tokyo :)
> Regards,
> Tom
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