[openstack-dev] Vancouver Design Summit format changes

Sean Roberts seanroberts66 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 9 17:57:41 UTC 2015



> On Jan 9, 2015, at 9:30 AM, Thierry Carrez <thierry at openstack.org> wrote:
> sean roberts wrote:
>> I like it. Thank you for coming up with improvements to the
>> summit planning. One caveat on the definition of project for summit
>> space. Which projects get considered for space is always difficult. Who
>> is going to fill the rooms they request or are they going to have them
>> mostly empty? I'm sure the TC can figure it out by looking at the number
>> of contributors or something like that. I would however, like to know a
>> bit more of your plan for this specific part of the proposal sooner than
>> later.   
> That would be "any OpenStack project", with the project structure reform
> hopefully completed by then. That would likely let projects that were
> previously in the "other projects" track have time to apply and to be
> considered full Design Summit citizens. The presence of a busy "other
> projects" track to cover for unofficial projects in previous summits
> really was an early sign that something was wrong with our definition of
> "OpenStack projects" anyway :)
Got it. This is going in the right direction. 

> Now I expect the TC to split the limited resources following metrics
> like team size and development activity. Small projects might end up
> having just a couple sessions in mostly-empty rooms, yes... still better
> than not giving space at all.
Agreed. I don't want to starve innovation at the summits. 

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> Thierry Carrez (ttx)
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