[openstack-dev] [tc][election][ec2-api][winstackers][stable] status of teams without PTL candidates

Tony Breeds tony at bakeyournoodle.com
Mon Mar 21 01:53:11 UTC 2016

On Sun, Mar 20, 2016 at 04:14:02PM -0700, Dan Smith wrote:
> > The EC2-API project doesn't appear to be very actively worked on.
> > There is one very recent commit from an Oslo team member, another
> > couple from a few days before, and then the next one is almost a
> > month old. Given the lack of activity, if no team member has
> > volunteered to be PTL I think we should remove the project from the
> > official list for lack of interest.
> Nova just removed ec2 support from tree in Mitaka, dependent on this
> project being a replacement for that functionality. It is troubling that
> nobody stepped up to be PTL, but as recent as Tokyo there was active
> participation from them in getting things settled in Nova so that the
> project could be a suitable replacement. Aside from the practical
> problem of not having a PTL, it seems like dropping EC2-API from the
> official project list right as Mitaka requires people to use it sends a
> bad (or at least unfortunate) message.
> Has anyone approached some of the principal folks involved to find out
> what is up?
> > The situation with the Stable Maintenance team is ironically shaky.
> > The outgoing PTL has entered the Nova PTL election, though he has
> > said he would take up the Stable team work again if he does not
> > become Nova PTL. That election will not be over until 24 March, so
> > I think we should wait before taking any action. If Matt becomes
> > Nova PTL, and no other volunteer steps forward, I will take on the
> > responsibilities, though I do want to keep the Stable team separate
> > from the Release team. That said, I would very much prefer to have
> > someone else be the Stable team PTL so I hope we can find a volunteer.
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but Matt is PTL by default now right?

Just clarifying:
    For Nova: Yes.  Matt's the only candidate I think that's a preety save assumption.
    For Stable: No. It's up to the TC to select a new canidate[1]

Yours Tony.

[1] http://governance.openstack.org/resolutions/20141128-elections-process-for-leaderless-programs.html
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