[openstack-dev] [nova][core] Expectations of core reviewers

Joe Gordon joe.gordon0 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 14 04:48:26 UTC 2014

On Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 8:31 PM, Michael Still <mikal at stillhq.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 14, 2014 at 1:24 PM, Jay Pipes <jaypipes at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Just wanted to quickly weigh in with my thoughts on this important
> topic. I
> > very much valued the face-to-face interaction that came from the
> mid-cycle
> > meetup in Beaverton (it was the only one I've ever been to).
> >
> > That said, I do not believe it should be a requirement that cores make
> it to
> > the face-to-face meetings in-person. A number of folks have brought up
> very
> > valid concerns about personal/family time, travel costs and burnout.
> I'm not proposing they be a requirement. I am proposing that they be
> strongly encouraged.
> > I believe that the issue raised about furthering the divide between core
> and
> > non-core folks is actually the biggest reason I don't support a mandate
> to
> > have cores at the face-to-face meetings, and I think we should make our
> best
> > efforts to support quality virtual meetings that can be done on a more
> > frequent basis than the face-to-face meetings that would be optional.
> I am all for online meetings, but we don't have a practical way to do
> them at the moment apart from IRC. Until someone has a concrete
> proposal that's been shown to work, I feel its a straw man argument.

What about making it easier for remote people to participate at the
mid-cycle meetups? Set up some microphones and a Google hangout?  At least
that way attending the mid-cycle is not all or nothing.

We did something like this last cycle (IIRC we didn't have enough mics) and
it worked pretty well.

> Michael
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