[all][tc] Moving PTL role to "Maintainers"
gmann at ghanshyammann.com
Thu Mar 5 00:53:55 UTC 2020
---- On Wed, 04 Mar 2020 16:43:27 -0600 Zane Bitter <zbitter at redhat.com> wrote ----
> On 4/03/20 3:08 pm, Ben Nemec wrote:
> > On 3/4/20 12:57 PM, Zane Bitter wrote:
> >> One cannot help wondering if we might get more Nova cores willing to
> >> sign up for a 1-week commitment to be the "PTL" than we're getting for
> >> a 6-months-and-maybe-indefinitely commitment.
> > That's a really interesting idea. I'm not sure I'd want to go as short
> > as one week for PTL, but shortening the term might make it easier for
> > people to commit.
> The key would be to make it short enough that you can be 100% confident
> the next person will take over and not leave you holding the bag
> forever. (Hi Rico!)
> I've no idea where the magic number would fall, and it's probably
> different for every team. I'm reasonably confident it's somewhere
> between 1 week and 6 months though.
This seems a good way to distribute the PTL overload but I am thinking
what if more than one would like to server as PTL for the cycle or whatever
period we decide. I am not sure we will have this case in the current situation
where almost all projects are without-election but still we should have some
Another idea I think about co-PTLship. I remember in previous or this
cycle few projects want to have the co-PTL concept. Means officially have
more than PTL. To solve the single point of contact issue we can have
single PTL contact and other co-PTL distribute the responsibility for that cycle.
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