[all] Nominations for the "W" release name

Sean McGinnis sean.mcginnis at gmx.com
Fri Feb 7 12:19:04 UTC 2020

We're down to the last few hours for naming the W release. Please add
any ideas before the deadline. We will then have some time to discuss
anything with the names and get the poll set up for election the
following week.



On 1/21/20 9:48 AM, Sean McGinnis wrote:
> Hello all,
> We get to be a little proactive this time around and get the release
> name chosen for the "W" release. Time to start thinking of good names
> again!
> Process Changes
> ---------------
> There are a couple of changes to be aware of with our naming process. In
> the past, we had always based our naming criteria on something
> geographically local to the Summit location. With the event changes to
> no longer have two large Summit-type events per year, we have tweaked
> our process to open things up and make it hopefully a little easier to
> pick a good name that the community likes.
> There are a couple of significant changes. First, names can now be
> proposed for anything that starts with the appropriate letter. It is no
> longer tied to a specific geographic region. Second, in order to
> simplify the process, the electorate for the poll will be the OpenStack
> Technical Committee. Full details of the release naming process can be
> found here:
> https://governance.openstack.org/tc/reference/release-naming.html
> Name Selection
> --------------
> With that, the nomination period for the "W" release name is now open.
> Please add suitable names to:
> https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Release_Naming/W_Proposals
> We will accept nominations until February 7, 2020 at 23:59:59 UTC. We
> will then have a brief period for any necessary discussions and to get
> the poll set up, with the TC electorate voting starting by February 17,
> 2020 and going no longer than February 23, 2020.
> Based on past timing with trademark and copyright reviews, we will
> likely have an official release name by mid to late March.
> Happy naming!
> Sean

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