[openstack-dev] Program Proposal: DevStack

Mark McLoughlin markmc at redhat.com
Tue Jul 16 14:49:46 UTC 2013

On Tue, 2013-07-16 at 16:07 +0200, Thierry Carrez wrote:
> Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> > On Mon, 2013-07-15 at 14:14 -0400, Russell Bryant wrote:
> >> On 07/15/2013 11:39 AM, Dean Troyer wrote:
> >>> DevStack plays multiple roles in the development process for OpenStack.
> >>
> >> Does it really make sense to be its own program?  There was mention of
> >> just making it a part of infra or QA.  QA actually makes the most sense
> >> to me, since devstack's primary use case is to make it easy to test
> >> OpenStack.
> > 
> > How about if the title of the program was 'Developer Tools'?
> > 
> > Is devstack the only project which would fall into that bucket?
> The trick with programs is that it's not just about finding themes and
> aggregate existing projects around them. At the heart of a program is an
> existing team of people that works (well) together towards that common goal.
> Putting devstack in a "Developer tools" bucket only makes sense if the
> team that cares about devstack also cares about those other "developer
> tools". You don't really want to create an ugly stepchild effect by
> adding random projects onto unwanting people's plates.

Yep, agree.


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