[openstack-dev] [oslo] PTL for Newton and beyond

Doug Hellmann doug at doughellmann.com
Thu Mar 3 14:28:26 UTC 2016

Excerpts from Davanum Srinivas (dims)'s message of 2016-03-03 06:32:42 -0500:
> Team,
> It has been great working with you all as PTL for Oslo. Looks like the
> nominations open up next week for elections and am hoping more than
> one of you will step up for the next cycle(s). I can show you the
> ropes and help smoothen the transition process if you let me know
> about your interest in being the next PTL. With the move to more
> automated testing in our CI (periodic jobs running against oslo.*
> master) and the adoption of the release process (logging reviews in
> /releases repo) the load should be considerably less on you.
> especially proud of all the new people joining as both oslo cores and
> project cores and hitting the ground running. Big shout out to Doug
> Hellmann for his help and guidance when i transitioned into the PTL
> role.

Thanks, Dims, you've done awesome work during your terms. It has
been great to see the team gel and mature under your leadership.

> Main challenges will be to get back confidence of all the projects
> that use the oslo libraries, NOT be the first thing they look for when
> things break (Better backward compat, better test matrix) and
> evangelizing that Oslo is still the common play ground for *all*
> projects and not just the headache of some nut jobs who are willing to
> take up the impossible task of defining and nurturing these libraries.
> There's a lot of great work ahead of us and i am looking forward to
> continue to work with you all.

Excellent analysis, too.  We're in a good position to build on that
testing and stability work and continue with the adoption and hardening
tasks. I'm looking forward to working out the details with the rest of
the team.


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