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

Thierry Carrez thierry at openstack.org
Wed Jan 28 17:38:59 UTC 2015

Thierry Carrez wrote:
> James E. Blair wrote:
>> Considering that the process used to be
>> a poll of the ~openstack group on launchpad, it seemed like a fairly
>> straightforward mapping to ATCs.  I wanted to find the easiest way to
>> get the most people in the community likely to vote as possible without
>> needing to generate a new voting roll.  But you are correct: if we're
>> fixing this, let's fix it right.
> Actually, since Launchpad ~openstack group usage was discontinued, I
> used an open surveymonkey poll for the last two picks. That meant
> *anyone* (who knew about the poll) could vote.
>> The next best thing I can think of is to use the entire Foundation
>> Individual Membership to produce the roll for the CIVS poll.  It will be
>> a bit of extra work, but I believe that is about as broad of a
>> definition of our community that we use.
> I didn't use CIVS in the past because it doesn't support such a large
> number of voters.

Reading their site again they seem to have raised the hard limit (which
was around 4K IIRC). So we can probably use that (entering voters 1000
at a time).

Thierry Carrez (ttx)

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