[openstack-dev] [all][tc] Proposal: Separate design summits from OpenStack conferences

Ihar Hrachyshka ihrachys at redhat.com
Fri Feb 12 13:43:00 UTC 2016

Eoghan Glynn <eglynn at redhat.com> wrote:

>>> [...]
>>>   * much of the problem with the lavish parties is IMO related to the
>>>     *exclusivity* of certain shindigs, as opposed to devs socializing at
>>>     summit being inappropriate per se. In that vein, I think the cores
>>>     party sends the wrong message and has run its course, while the TC
>>>     dinner ... well, maybe Austin is the time to show some leadership
>>>     on that? ;)
>> Well, Tokyo was the time to show some leadership on that -- there was no
>> "TC dinner" there :)
> Excellent, that is/was indeed a positive step :)
> For the cores party, much as I enjoyed the First Nation cuisine in  
> Vancouver
> or the performance art in Tokyo, IMO it's probably time to draw a line  
> under
> that excess also, as it too projects a notion of exclusivity that runs  
> counter
> to building a community.

A lot of people I care about ignore the core reviewer party for those exact  
reasons: because it’s too elitist and divisive. I agree with them, and I  
ignore the party. I suggest everyone does the same.


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