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

Jay S Bryant jungleboyj at gmail.com
Fri Sep 21 17:11:55 UTC 2018

On 9/21/2018 12:06 PM, John Griffith wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 21, 2018 at 11:00 AM Sean McGinnis <sean.mcginnis at gmx.com 
> <mailto:sean.mcginnis at gmx.com>> wrote:
>     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.
> Thanks,
> John

Thank you for your input on this and for following up with John.


Glad that you are settling into your new position and think some time 
will free up for Cinder again.  I would be happy to have your continued 

I am removing you from consideration for removal.


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