[openstack-dev] [all][tc] Moving away from "big tent" terminology

Flavio Percoco flavio at redhat.com
Thu Jun 22 10:02:13 UTC 2017

On 21/06/17 16:27 -0400, Sean Dague wrote:
>On 06/21/2017 02:52 PM, Lauren Sell wrote:
>> Two things we should address:
>> 1) Make it more clear which projects are “officially” part of
>> OpenStack. It’s possible to find that information, but it’s not obvious.
>> I am one of the people who laments the demise of stackforge…it was very
>> clear that stackforge projects were not official, but part of the
>> OpenStack ecosystem. I wish it could be resurrected, but I know that’s
>> impractical.
>> To make this actionable...Github is just a mirror of our repositories,
>> but for better or worse it's the way most people in the world
>> explore software. If you look at OpenStack on Github now, it’s
>> impossible to tell which projects are official. Maybe we could help by
>> better curating the Github projects (pinning some of the top projects,
>> using the new new topics feature to put tags like openstack-official or
>> openstack-unofficial, coming up with more standard descriptions or
>> naming, etc.). Same goes for our repos…if there’s a way we could
>> differentiate between official and unofficial projects on this page it
>> would be really useful: https://git.openstack.org/cgit/openstack/
>I think even if it was only solvable on github, and not cgit, it would
>help a lot. The idea of using github project tags and pinning suggested
>by Lauren seems great to me.
>If we replicated the pinning on github.com/openstack to "popular
>projects" here - https://www.openstack.org/software/, and then even just
>start with the tags as defined in governance -
>https://governance.openstack.org/tc/reference/tags/index.html it would
>go a long way.

We can also standardize the README files in the projects and use the badges that
were created already. These badges are automatically generated for every
project. I think there's a way we could also make this work in cgit too and we
won't need something that is github specific. These badges can be used for
documentation too.

Here's Glance's example: https://github.com/openstack/glance#team-and-repository-tags


Flavio Percoco
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