[openstack-dev] Newb looking to contribute

Davanum Srinivas davanum at gmail.com
Sat Jun 27 17:48:42 UTC 2015


Here's a good starting point for helping with Nova:

I got my start with a tiny python library named oslo.config, we'd
welcome help with any of the ongoing or new work in oslo:

the channels are #openstack-nova and #openstack-oslo respectively,
just following along discussions has helped me tremendously when i got

Yes, Victor is leading python3 work (fixing tests) for nova and i am
helping as well, so you could jump in there as well

Hope this helps,
-- dims

On Sat, Jun 27, 2015 at 11:06 AM, Jeff Learman <jeff.learman at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm an OpenStack newbie, but a seasoned programmer with decades of
> experience in data communications (especially IP stack lower layers) and
> embedded systems.  I'm fluent in Python, C, C++, and Java.
> I'm looking for some pro-bono work to do, and am open to any suggestions,
> advice, or pleas for help.  I'll need a bit of mentoring, mostly in terms of
> mentioning terms to study up on.
> I know about as much about OpenStack as I can learn from the Wikipedia
> entry.  I started setting it up on Ubuntu on Cisco UCS for a project where I
> worked, but no longer work there.  I don't have any resources other than a
> Windows laptop and the Internet, but I could wrestle up an x86-based Linux
> box if necessary (not a rack server, though -- low budget, I'd take an old
> tower, install a new MOBO, and go from there.)
> I'm willing to do tedious grunt work, as long as I'm learning something in
> the process (at least, to begin with.)  For example, if there's a desire to
> convert to Python 3, that'd be a great way to get involved, learn a lot, and
> make a contribution, with minimal deep knowledge required about OpenStack,
> and hopefully relatively minimal risk.
> Thanks!
> Jeff
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