[osc][sdk] Merging OpenStack SDK and OpenStack Client teams

Stephen Finucane stephenfin at redhat.com
Thu Mar 5 10:55:45 UTC 2020

On Wed, 2020-03-04 at 10:19 -0600, Monty Taylor wrote:
> Hey everybody,
> I'd like to propose merging the SDK and OSC teams. We already share
> an IRC channel, and already share a purpose in life. In OSC we have a
> current goal of swapping out client implementation for SDK, and we're
> Already ensuring that SDK does what it needs to do to facilitate that
> goal. We also already share PTG space, and have requested a shared
> set of time at the upcoming Denver PTG. So really the separation is
> historical not practical, and these days having additional layers of
> governance is not super useful.
> I propose that we do a simple merge of the teams. This means the
> current SDK cores will become cores on OSC, and as most of the OSC
> cores are already SDK cores, it means the SDK team gains amotoki -
> which is always a positive.

Big +1

> Dean hasn't had time to spend on OSC quite a bit, sadly, and while we
> remain hopeful that this will change, we’re slowly coming to terms
> with the possibility that it might not. With that in mind, I'll serve
> as the PTL for the new combined team until the next election.
> Monty

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