[openstack-dev] [neutron] Changes to the core team

Adam Young ayoung at redhat.com
Thu Dec 4 19:18:56 UTC 2014

On 12/04/2014 01:44 PM, Stefano Maffulli wrote:
> On 12/04/2014 09:24 AM, Anita Kuno wrote:
>> I think we move into very dangerous territory if we are equating a core
>> review Gerrit permission (it is just a Gerrit permission, if it is
>> perceived as anything other than that that is a perception we have
>> created ourselves) with value as an OpenStack contributor.
Forget the +2.  I would want Bob to have -2 capability on Neutron.

A -1 can be reset with just a new review.  A -2  is the real power of 
core.  The power to say "this is wrong, and you need to address it 
before it moves on."

And I say that as someone who has been on the receiving end of multiple 

> +2 to what Anita is saying.
> We're talking about a tick box in gerrit and it's mostly a burden, an
> obligation.
> It's also a box that has been proven multiple times to be
> bi-directional: sometimes people get to go work on other things, or get
> called back in active duty, and reassigned as code janitors.
> I haven't read anything but great comments and thank you notes for Bob
> and Nati. They're both great developers and have taken good care of
> Neutron's code. Once they're ready to get dirty again, it'll take only a
> couple of weeks doing reviews to be picked.
> Now, if you (and, more importantly, your employer) thinks that being
> core reviewer is a honor and your bonus depends on it, contact me
> offline to discuss this further.
> Regards,
> Stef
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