[openstack-dev] [tc] Take back the naming process

Tom Fifield tom at openstack.org
Wed Jan 28 15:37:18 UTC 2015

On 28/01/15 23:27, Jeremy Stanley wrote:
> On 2015-01-28 10:29:38 +0100 (+0100), Thierry Carrez wrote:
>> The proposal as it stands (https://review.openstack.org/#/c/150604/4)
>> currently excludes all non-ATCs from voting, though. The wider
>> "community" was included in previous iterations of the naming process,
>> so this very much feels like a TC power grab.
> [...]
> The only reason I'm in favor of that simplification is logistics. If
> representatives of our developer community are expected to run this
> poll on our own then ATCs are an electorate we're able to produce
> for that purpose. If it's going to be a vote across all OpenStack
> Foundation individual members instead, then that election will need
> to be run by (or at least in close cooperation with) the same people
> who currently manage the board elections.

If logistics are getting complicated, is it necessary to lock it down so
much? I vaguely recall a launchpad poll in the past, which was
effectively open to the public? Is voting on the shortlisted names
something we should just open wide up so that we're including absolutely
everyone in the fun?



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