[openstack-dev] [cinder] Proposed Changes to the Core Team ...

John Griffith john.griffith8 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 21 17:06:34 UTC 2018

On Fri, Sep 21, 2018 at 11:00 AM Sean McGinnis <sean.mcginnis at gmx.com>

> On Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 08:43:24PM -0500, Jay S Bryant wrote:
> > All,
> >
> > In the last year we have had some changes to Core team participation.
> This
> > was a topic of discussion at the PTG in Denver last week.  Based on that
> > discussion I have reached out to John Griffith and Winston D (Huang
> Zhiteng)
> > and asked if they felt they could continue to be a part of the Core
> Team.
> > Both agreed that it was time to relinquish their titles.
> >
> > So, I am proposing to remove John Griffith and Winston D from Cinder
> Core.
> > If I hear no concerns with this plan in the next week I will remove them.
> >
> > It is hard to remove people who have been so instrumental to the early
> days
> > of Cinder.  Your past contributions are greatly appreciated and the team
> > would be happy to have you back if circumstances every change.
> >
> > Sincerely,
> > Jay Bryant
> >
> Really sad to see Winston go as he's been a long time member, but I think
> over
> the last several releases it's been obvious he's had other priorities to
> compete with. It would be great if that were to change some day. He's made
> a
> lot of great contributions to Cinder over the years.
> I'm a little reluctant to make any changes with John though. We've spoken
> briefly. He definitely is off to other things now, but with how deeply he
> has
> been involved up until recently with things like the multiattach
> implementation, replication, and other significant things, I would much
> rather
> have him around but less active than completely gone. Having a few good
> reviews
> is worth a lot.

> I would propose we hold off on changing John's status for at least a
> cycle. He
> has indicated to me he would be willing to devote a little time to still
> doing
> reviews as his time allows, and I would hate to lose out on his expertise
> on
> changes to some things. Maybe we can give it a little more time and see if
> his
> other demands keep him too busy to participate and reevaluate later?
> Sean
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Hey Everyone,

Now that I'm settling in on my other things I think I can still contribute
a bit to Cinder on my own time.  I'm still pretty fond of OpenStack and
Cinder so would love the opportunity to give it a cycle to see if I can
balance things and still be helpful.

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