[openstack-dev] [tc] Status update, Jun 23

Thierry Carrez thierry at openstack.org
Fri Jun 23 09:00:23 UTC 2017


Here is our regular update on the status of a number of TC-proposed
governance changes, in an attempt to rely less on a weekly meeting to
convey that information.

You can find a regularly-updated status list of all open topics at:

== Recently-approved changes ==

* Introduce Top 5 help wanted list [1]
* Add "Doc owners" to top-5 wanted list [2]
* Guidelines for managing releases of binary artifacts [3]
* Barbican gets the assert:supports-upgrade tag [4]
* New git repositories: kuryr-tempest-plugins, zuul-sphinx,
openstack-ansible-os_freezer, puppet-ganesha

[1] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/466684/
[2] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/469115/
[3] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/469265/
[4] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/472547/

The "Top 5 help wanted list" is published at:

The idea is to be explicit about where OpenStack, as a whole, urgently
needs help, and where contributing would make a significant difference.
Let's all encourage investment in those areas and celebrate whoever
works on them.

== Open discussions ==

The latest draft for the TC vision is still up for review. Please see it at:

* Begin integrating vision feedback and editing for style [5]

[5] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/473620/

The database support resolution is also up for review, although it could
use a new patchset to address formatting issues. Please review it at:

* Declare plainly the current state of PostgreSQL in OpenStack [6]

[6] https://review.openstack.org/427880

Discussion also continues on John Garbutt's resolution on ensuring that
decisions are globally inclusive. Please see:

* Decisions should be globally inclusive [7]

[7] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/460946/

John also updated his clarification of what "upstream support" means.
It's up for review at:

* Describe what upstream support means [8]

[8] https://review.openstack.org/440601

We had a meeting this week around goals, and the outcome was summarized
by thingee in the following ML thread:


TL;DR: is that we identified a need for project management to drive the
completion of goal, therefore goals should probably have "champions"
pushing them. We think that Queens should only have two goals, with the
following options leading the pack:

* Split tempest plugins (already approved) [9]
* Policy and docs in code [10]

[10] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/469954/

The other goals were a bit less popular. Discovery alignment [11][12]
was deemed a bit difficult, Migrate off paste [13] lacking a practical
success story and Python3.5 continuation [14] slightly premature. Please
comment on those reviews and threads if you feel stronglmy one way or

[11] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/468436/
[12] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/468437/
[13] http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2017-May/117747.html
[14] http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2017-May/117746.html

== Voting in progress ==

Two patches reached majority votes earlier this week and will be
approved Monday unless there are last-minute objections:

* Remove "meritocracy" from the opens [15]
* Introduce assert:supports-api-interoperability tag [16]

[15] https://review.openstack.org/473510
[16] https://review.openstack.org/418010

Flavio proposed an addition to the top-5 wanted list, which seems rather

* Add "Glance Contributors " to top-5 wanted list [17]

[17] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/474604/

Finally, following a discussion on the ML I proposed to remove Fuel from
the official list of projects, which also seems consensual so far:

* Move Fuel from official to unofficial (hosted) [18]

[18] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/475721/

== TC member actions for the coming week(s) ==

flaper87 to update "Drop Technical Committee meetings" with a new

sdague or dirkm to post a new patchset on the database support
resolution, to address formatting issues

dims to sync with Stackube on progress and report back

ttx to sync with Gluon on progress and report back

johnthetubaguy to resurrect the SWG group and set up regular reporting

== Need for a TC meeting next Tuesday ==

We don't seem to be blocked on anything currently, so I don't think a
meeting is necessary to make progress.


Thierry Carrez (ttx)

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