[openstack-dev] [election] [tc] TC candidacy

Ben Nemec openstack at nemebean.com
Fri Sep 7 16:32:25 UTC 2018

On 09/07/2018 11:19 AM, Samuel Cassiba wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 8:55 AM, Samuel Cassiba <s at cassiba.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 6:22 AM, Matt Riedemann <mriedemos at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 9/5/2018 2:49 PM, Samuel Cassiba wrote:
>>>> Though my hands-on experience goes back several releases, I still view
>>>> things from the outside-looking-in perspective. Having the outsider
>>>> lens is crucial in the long-term for any consensus-driven group,
>>>> regardless of that consensus.
>>>> Regardless of the election outcome, this is me taking steps to having a
>>>> larger involvement in the overall conversations that drive so much of
>>>> our daily lives. At the end of the day, we're all just groups of people
>>>> trying to do our jobs. I view this as an opportunity to give back to a
>>>> community that has given me so much.
>>> Are there specific initiatives you plan on pushing forward if on the TC? I'm
>>> thinking about stuff from the laundry list here:
>>> https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Technical_Committee_Tracker#Other_Initiatives
>> Excellent question!
>> It's not in my nature to push specific agendas. That said, being in
>> the deploy space, constellations is something that does have a
>> specific gravity that would, no doubt, draw me in, whether or not I am
>> part of the TC. I've viewed projects in the deploy space, such aq
>> Furthering the adoption of secret management is another thing that
>> hits close to home
> ...and that would be where an unintended keyboard-seeking Odin attack
> preemptively initiates a half-thought thought. It's hard to get upset
> at this face, though. https://i.imgur.com/c7tktmO.jpg
> To that point, projects like Chef have made use of encrypted secrets
> since more or less the dawn of time, but not at all in a portable way.
> Continuing the work to bring secrets under a single focus is something
> that I would also be a part of, with or without being on the TC.

Just want to note that there is work underway in Oslo to address this. 
The base framework for it merged in Rocky and we plan to have 
integration with Castellan in Stein.


> In both of these efforts, I envision having some manner of involvement
> no matter what. At the strategic level, working to ensure the
> disparate efforts are in alignment is where I would gravitate to.
> Best,
> Samuel
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