[openstack-dev] [Openstack-sigs] [Openstack-operators] [QA] Proposal for a QA SIG
oblaut at redhat.com
Sun Nov 19 13:57:04 UTC 2017
On Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 11:25 PM, Rochelle Grober <
rochelle.grober at huawei.com> wrote:
> First off, let me say I think this is a tremendous idea. And, it's
> perfect for the SIG concept.
> Next, see inline:
> Thierry Carrez wrote:
> > Andrea Frittoli wrote:
> > > [...]
> > > during the last summit in Sydney we discussed the possibility of
> > > creating an OpenStack quality assurance special interest group
> > QA SIG).
> > > The proposal was discussed during the QA feedback session  and it
> > > received positive feedback there; I would like to bring now the
> > > proposal to a larger audience via the SIG, dev and operators mailing
> > > lists.
> > > [...]
> > I think this goes with the current trends of re-centering upstream
> > teams" on the production of software, while using SIGs as communities of
> > practice (beyond the governance boundaries), even if they happen to
> > produce (some) software as the result of their work.
> > One question I have is whether we'd need to keep the "QA" project team at
> > all. Personally I think it would create confusion to keep it around, for
> no gain.
> > SIGs code contributors get voting rights for the TC anyway, and SIGs are
> > to ask for space at the PTG... so there is really no reason (imho) to
> keep a
> > "QA" project team in parallel to the SIG ?
> Well, you can get rid of the "QA Project Team" but you would then need to
> replace it with something like the Tempest Project, or perhaps the Test
> Project. You still need a PTL and cores to write, review and merge tempest
> fixes and upgrades, along with some of the tests. The Interop Guideline
> tests are part of Tempest because being there provides oversight on the
> style and quality of the code of those tests. We still need that.
> > In the same vein we are looking into turning the Security project team
> into a
> > SIG, and could consider turning other non-purely-upstream teams (like
> > in the future.
> > --
> > Thierry Carrez (ttx)
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