[openstack-dev] [cinder] Proposal for Ollie Leahy to join cinder-core

Mark McLoughlin markmc at redhat.com
Wed Jul 17 18:29:47 UTC 2013

On Wed, 2013-07-17 at 21:19 +0300, Avishay Traeger wrote:
> -1
> I'm sorry to do that, and it really has nothing to do with Ollie or his
> work (which I appreciate very much).  The main reason is that right now
> Cinder core has 8 members:
> 1. Avishay Traeger (IBM)
> 2. Duncan Thomas (HP)
> 3. Eric Harney (RedHat)
> 4. Huang Zhiteng (Intel)
> 5. John Griffith (SolidFire)
> 6. Josh Durgin (Inktank)
> 7. Mike Perez (DreamHost)
> 8. Walt Boring (HP)
> Adding another core team member from HP means that 1/3 of the core team is
> from HP.  I believe that we should strive to have the core team be as
> diverse as possible, with as many companies as possible represented (big
> and small alike).  I think that's one of the keys to keeping a project
> healthy and on the right track (nothing against HP - I would say the same
> for IBM or any other company).

The affiliation of core team members should not come into a decision
like this.

It is assumed that all core team members are wearing their "upstream
hat" and aren't there merely to represent their employers interests.


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