[openstack-dev] [all] A proposal to separate the design summit

Tim Bell Tim.Bell at cern.ch
Mon Feb 22 19:19:49 UTC 2016

On 22/02/16 18:35, "Thierry Carrez" <thierry at openstack.org> wrote:

>Clayton O'Neill wrote:
>> Is the expectation that the ops mid-cycle would continue separately,
>> or be held with the meeting formerly known as the Design Summit?
>> Personally I’d prefer they be held together, but scheduled with the
>> thought that operators aren’t likely to be interested in work
>> sessions, but that a good number of us would be interested in
>> cross-project and some project specific planning sessions.  This would
>> also open up the possibility of having some sessions specific intended
>> for operator/developer feedback sessions.
>I'll let Tom comment on that, but the general idea in the strawman 
>proposal was that the Ops "midcycle" event would be preserved as a 
>separate event, but likely turn more and more regional to maximize local 
>attendance. The rationale was that it's hard for ops to justify 
>traveling to a contributors-branded event, while they can more easily 
>justify going to the main OpenStack Summit user conference event, and to 
>regional Ops gatherings.
>But things are still pretty open on that front, so let's see what the 
>feedback is.

Once we get the ideas reviewed, it would be good to validate it with the -operators list too. There are some impacts on the value of the summits/contributor sessions which would be worth checking to make sure the feedback loops can be kept/enhanced.

Many will follow both lists but the volume of messages can lead to people focussing on one or the other.


>Thierry Carrez (ttx)
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