[openstack-dev] [all] Proposal: Architecture Working Group

Mike Perez thingee at gmail.com
Wed Jun 22 21:23:15 UTC 2016

On 10:27 Jun 20, Clint Byrum wrote:
> Excerpts from Doug Wiegley's message of 2016-06-20 10:40:56 -0600:
> > So, it sounds like you’ve just described the job of the TC. And they have so far refused to define OpenStack, leading to a series of derivative decisions that seem … inconsistent over time.
> > 
> > How is this body going to be different?
> > 
> > How will it have any teeth, and not just end up with the standard entrenched projects ignoring it?
> > 

> Engineers have no effective place to turn to right now when there is
> a lack of design. The TC could of course do it, but what I want to do
> is have a more open and free-flowing group that are laser focused on
> providing support for the design of the system. I want to work out with
> the community at large how we add weight to the designs we choose, and
> one good option is for the Architecture Working Group to make proposals
> to the openstack-specs repo, which the TC would ultimately approve.
> That's not a new process, we already have it:
> http://docs.openstack.org/project-team-guide/cross-project.html

Thanks for reminding me to update that. These are actually approved by the
cross-project spec team now.


Mike Perez

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