[openstack-dev] [oslo] nominating Alexis Lee for oslo-core

Davanum Srinivas davanum at gmail.com
Sat Jan 30 15:44:45 UTC 2016


Let's agree to disagree. This works for Oslo, so lets leave it at that.

Also, *please* switch Subject as this is not fair to Alexis's
nomination if you wish to continue.

-- Dims

On Sat, Jan 30, 2016 at 6:55 AM, Sylvain Bauza <sylvain.bauza at gmail.com> wrote:
> Le 30 janv. 2016 09:32, "Julien Danjou" <julien at danjou.info> a écrit :
>> On Fri, Jan 29 2016, Sylvain Bauza wrote:
>> > While my heart is about that, my brain thinks about some regressions
>> > could
>> > be happening because of a +W even for a small change.
>> I suggest you read the git-revert manpage then, you might discover
>> something interesting there. :)
> I suggest you look how to revert an RPC API change by thinking of our
> continuous deployers, you might discover something interesting there. :)
>> The "shit happened" (e.g. bad thing merged) rate difference between a
>> "permission" policy and a "forgiveness" policy is based on my very
>> precise guessed estimation probably close to +1% in disfavor of
>> "forgiveness". Right.
> I would like to understand your 1% estimate. Do you think that only one
> merged change is bad vs. 100 others good ?
> If so, how can you be sure that having an expert could not avoid the problem
> ?
>> But at the same time, the velocity rate difference is close to +50% for
>> that same policy. So I've picked my side. :)
> I disagree with you. Say that one change will raise an important gate issue
> if merged.
> Of course the change looks good. It's perfectly acceptable from a python
> perspective and Jenkins is happy.
> Unfortunately, merging that change would create lots of problems because it
> would wedge all the service projects CIs because that would be a behavioral
> change that wouldn't have a backwards compatibility.
> If we have your forgiveness policy, it could have this change merged
> earlier, sure. But wouldn't you think that all the respective service
> projects velocities would be impacted by far more than this single change ?
> -Sylvain
>> --
>> Julien Danjou
>> ;; Free Software hacker
>> ;; https://julien.danjou.info
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