[openstack-dev] [kolla] Mission change suggested by the TC for big tent

Doug Hellmann doug at doughellmann.com
Thu Jul 30 23:26:48 UTC 2015

Excerpts from Steven Dake (stdake)'s message of 2015-07-30 15:27:15 +0000:
> On 7/29/15, 1:23 PM, "Doug Hellmann" <doug at doughellmann.com> wrote:
> >Excerpts from Steven Dake (stdake)'s message of 2015-07-29 20:07:26 +0000:
> >> Doug Hellman of the TC suggested we change the mission statement of
> >>Kolla to be a little less specific.  The new mission statement I
> >>submitted in the review is here Is basically cutting off the last part
> >>of the mission statement sentence:
> >> 
> >> https://review.openstack.org/#/c/206789/
> >> 
> >> If your a Kolla core eviewer, please vote ­1 (indicating you are a core
> >>reviewer in the review) if you dislike this change and think we should
> >>strive to keep our mission unchanged.  If you don¹t really have a strong
> >>preference, please abstain from voting as to not add non-useful
> >>information to the review.  Our core team knows what our true mission is
> >>and I don¹t think Doug¹s wording changes the mission significantly.
> >
> >My intent is not to change it at all, but to remove the "marketing
> >fluff", to be consistent with the nature of the missions described
> >by most of the other projects.  By all means, hold to those other
> >ideals and goals, but in the project list we want the mission to
> >say what you're doing as clearly and concisely as possible.
> >
> >Doug
> Doug,
> Its all good, I think the change you suggested simplifies the statement
> without changing the intent.  We can still do all those other things as
> you just indicated if we choose to.
> I still want to give the core reviewer team an opportunity to vote on the
> change which is why I set the short deadline of Aug 3rd to vote -1 (and
> act as a veto vote) which would trigger irc meetings to rework the mission
> statement.

Sure, having the team vote & comment is absolutely appropriate, I
just wanted to clarify the reasons for the change. :-)

> Thanks for the good feedback, I actually think the modified mission
> statement is faster to say which is always a good thing :)



> Regards
> -steve
> >
> >> 
> >> I¹ll keep the schedule open until August 3rd and ask the TC to hold off
> >>on approving the submitted mission until the core team has not weighed
> >>in with a ­1 vote.  A vote of ­1 will count as a veto from the core
> >>reviewer team, and we will have to have some kind of super-brainstorming
> >>session like we did before to simplify the Kolla mission statement to
> >>something the TC would accept.
> >> 
> >> Regards
> >> -steve
> >
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