[dev][tc][ptl] Continuing Evaluating projects in relation to OpenStack cloud vision

Tom Barron tpb at dyncloud.net
Wed Feb 13 22:37:49 UTC 2019

On 08/02/19 13:15 +0000, Chris Dent wrote:
>Yesterday at the TC meeting [1] we decided that the in-progress task
>to make sure the technical vision document [2] has been fully
>evaluated by project teams needs a bit more time, so this message is
>being produced as a reminder.
>Back in January Julia produced a message [3] suggesting that each
>project consider producing a document where they compare their
>current state with an idealized state if they were in complete
>alignment with the vision. There were two hoped for outcomes:
>* A useful in-project document that could help guide future
>  development.
>* Patches to the vision document to clarify or correct the vision
>  where it is discovered to be not quite right.
>A few projects have started that process (see, for example,
>melwitt's recent message for some links [4]) resulting in some good
>plans as well as some improvements to the vision document [5].
>In the future the TC would like to use the vision document to help
>evaluate projects applying to be "official" as well as determining
>if projects are "healthy". As such it is important that the document
>be constantly evolving toward whatever "correct" means. The process
>described in Julia's message [3] is a useful to make it so. Please
>check it out.
>[1] http://eavesdrop.openstack.org/meetings/tc/2019/tc.2019-02-07-14.00.html
>[2] https://governance.openstack.org/tc/reference/technical-vision.html
>[3] http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-discuss/2019-January/001417.html
>[4] http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-discuss/2019-February/002501.html
>[5] https://review.openstack.org/#/q/project:openstack/governance+file:reference/technical-vision.rst
>Chris Dent                       ٩◔̯◔۶           https://anticdent.org/
>freenode: cdent                                         tw: @anticdent

Here [1] is an initial iteration on a vision reflection document for 

Review comments and questions are of course welcome.

-- Tom Barron

[1] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/636770/

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