[oslo] Courtesy ping changes
openstack at nemebean.com
Tue Jun 18 16:53:35 UTC 2019
Friendly reminder that this week we moved to the new agenda-based ping
list. If you want to continue receiving pings and haven't already added
yourself to the new list you should do so ASAP. Thanks.
On 5/20/19 11:48 AM, Ben Nemec wrote:
> Important: Action is required if you want to continue receiving courtesy
> pings. Read on for details.
> This is an oslo-specific followup to . There's a lot of good
> discussion there if you're interested in the background for this email.
> The TLDR version is that we're going to keep the Oslo courtesy ping list
> because a number of Oslo contributors have expressed their preference
> for it. However, we are making some changes.
> First, the ping list will be cleared at the start of each cycle. This
> should prevent us from pinging people who no longer work on Oslo (which
> is almost certainly happening right now). Everyone who wants a courtesy
> ping will need to re-opt-in each cycle. We'll work out a transition
> process so people don't just stop receiving pings.
> Second, the ping list is going to move from the script in oslo.tools to
> the meeting agenda on the wiki. There's no need for Oslo core signoff
> on ping list changes and that makes it a waste of time for both the
> cores and the people looking to make changes to the list. This does mean
> we'll lose the automatic wrapping of the list, but once we clean up the
> stale entries I suspect we won't need to wrap it as much anyway.
> I will continue to use the existing ping list for the next two weeks to
> give everyone a chance to add their name to the new list. I've seeded
> the new list with a couple of people who had expressed interest in
> continuing to receive pings, but if anyone else wants to continue
> getting them please add yourself to the list in  (see the Agenda
> Template section).
> I'm intentionally _not_ adding all of the active Oslo cores on the
> assumption that you may prefer to set up your own notification method. I
> might automatically carry over cores from cycle to cycle since they are
> presumably still interested in Oslo and chose that notification method,
> but we'll worry about that at the start of next cycle.
> I think that covers the current plan for courtesy pings in Oslo. If you
> have any comments or concerns please let me know. Otherwise expect this
> new system to take effect in 3 weeks.
> 1: https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Meetings/Oslo
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