[openstack-dev] [tc] Take back the naming process
morgan.fainberg at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 22:24:09 UTC 2015
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> On Jan 27, 2015, at 14:19, Jim Meyer <jim at geekdaily.org> wrote:
> +1 all the way down.
> More fun double-plus-good.
>> On Jan 27, 2015, at 1:50 PM, Monty Taylor <mordred at inaugust.com> wrote:
>> I do not like how we are selecting names for our releases right now.
>> The current process is autocratic and opaque and not fun - which is the
>> exact opposite of what a community selected name should be.
>> I propose:
>> * As soon as development starts on release X, we open the voting for the
>> name of release X+1 (we're working on Kilo now, we should have known the
>> name of L at the K summit)
>> * Anyone can nominate a name - although we do suggest that something at
>> least related to the location of the associated summit would be nice
>> * We condorcet vote on the entire list of nominated names
>> * After we have the winning list, the foundation trademark checks the name
>> * If there is a trademark issue (and only a trademark issue - not a
>> "marketing doesn't like the name" issue) we'll move down to the next
>> name on the list
>> If we cannot have this process be completely open and democratic, then
>> what the heck is the point of having our massive meritocracy in the
>> first place? There's a lot of overhead we deal with by being a
>> leaderless collective you know - we should occasionally get to have fun
>> with it.
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