[openstack-dev] PTL Candidacy

Elizabeth K. Joseph lyz at princessleia.com
Tue Apr 7 15:54:59 UTC 2015


On Mon, Apr 6, 2015 at 9:57 AM, Dean Troyer <dtroyer at gmail.com> wrote:
> I would like to announce my candidacy for OpenStackClient PTL.  I started
> this project nearly three years ago in order to give CLI users a uniform
> experience in interacting with OpenStack clouds.  OSC was recently the first
> project added as part of the new governance model.
> While response to OSC has always been good the active developer group has
> generally been small and development slower than we would have liked.  I am
> now in a position to change that and step up the pace of development and
> broaden the contributor base.
> The future of OSC holds some interesting problems to solve, including
> adopting a single low-level API to provide the backend REST handlers and
> addressing the issue of installation and a multitude of dependencies.  We
> have the introduction of a cloud/client configuration ability coming soon
> and client-side caching of tokens and other cloud data following after.
> There is also some refinement to make running in interactive mode more
> suitable as a Bash coprocess.  And as always, keeping up with the project
> commands is still a top priority
> I believe there are certain areas where a strong guiding hand provides a
> better end result than only building on consensus, and user interface design
> consistency is one of those areas.  So much so that I like to say the 'C' in
> OSC stands for 'consistency'.  The rest of the backronym is left as an
> exercise to the reader.
> I would be honored to have your support.
> Thanks
> dt
> --
> Dean Troyer
> dtroyer at gmail.com
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Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph || Lyz || pleia2

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