[openstack-dev] [all][tc] Exposing project team's metadata in README files

Flavio Percoco flavio at redhat.com
Mon Jan 9 13:23:51 UTC 2017

Just a heads up!

There are still unmerged patches on this effort. If you have a couple of spare
brain cycles, it'd be awesome to get the patches relative to the projects you've
+2 votes on in.

I'll proceed to abandon remaining patches in 2 weeks from now assuming that
projects are not interested in having them. As I mentioned in previous emails,
you're free to update the patches to match your project needs.

Here's the link to see the remaining patches:

Thanks a lot,

On 12/10/16 14:50 +0200, Flavio Percoco wrote:
>One of the common complains about the existing project organization in the big
>tent is that it's difficult to wrap our heads around the many projects there
>are, their current state (in/out the big tent), their tags, etc.
>This information is available on the governance website[0]. Each official
>project team has a page there containing the information related to the
>deliverables managed by that team. Unfortunately, I don't think this page is
>checked often enough and I believe it's not known by everyone.
>In the hope that we can make this information clearer to people browsing the
>many repos (most likely on github), I'd like to propose that we include the
>information of each deliverable in the readme file. This information would be
>rendered along with the rest of the readme (at least on Github, which might not
>be our main repo but it's the place most humans go to to check our projects).
>Rather than duplicating this information, I'd like to find a way to just
>"include it" in the Readme file. As far as showing the "official" badge goes, I
>believe it'd be quite simple. We can do it the same way CI tags are exposed when
>using travis (just include an image). As for the rest of the tags, it might
>require some extra hacking.
>So, before I start digging more into this, I wanted to get other opinions/ideas
>on this topic and how we can make this information more evident to the rest of
>the community (and people not as familiar with our processes as some of us are).
>Thanks in advance,
>[0] http://governance.openstack.org/reference/projects/index.html
>Flavio Percoco

Flavio Percoco
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