[openstack-dev] [nova] Is the BP approval process broken?

Jay Pipes jaypipes at gmail.com
Thu Aug 28 20:25:25 UTC 2014

On 08/28/2014 04:05 PM, Chris Friesen wrote:
> On 08/28/2014 01:44 PM, Jay Pipes wrote:
>> On 08/27/2014 09:04 PM, Dugger, Donald D wrote:
>>> I understand that reviews are a burden and very hard but it seems wrong
>>> that a BP with multiple positive reviews and no negative reviews is
>>> dropped because of what looks like indifference.
>> I would posit that this is not actually indifference. The reason that
>> there may not have been >1 +2 from a core team member may very well have
>> been that the core team members did not feel that the blueprint's
>> priority was high enough to put before other work, or that the core team
>> members did have the time to comment on the spec (due to them not
>> feeling the blueprint had the priority to justify the time to do a full
>> review).
> The overall "scheduler-lib" Blueprint is marked with a "high" priority
> at "http://status.openstack.org/release/".  Hopefully that would apply
> to sub-blueprints as well.

a) There are no sub-blueprints to that scheduler-lib blueprint

b) If there were sub-blueprints, that does not mean that they would 
necessarily take the same priority as their parent blueprint

c) There's no reason priorities can't be revisited when necessary


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