[all][tc] Moving PTL role to "Maintainers"

Kashyap Chamarthy kchamart at redhat.com
Fri Mar 6 16:45:37 UTC 2020

On Mon, Mar 02, 2020 at 04:45:47PM -0500, Mohammed Naser wrote:


> https://governance.openstack.org/tc/reference/charter.html#project-team-leads
> I think it's time to re-evaluate the project leadership model that we
> have.  I am thinking that perhaps it would make a lot of sense to move
> from a single PTL model to multiple maintainers.  This would leave it
> up to the maintainers to decide how they want to sort the different
> requirements/liaisons/contact persons between them.

Personally, I've operated with the mindset of "multiple maintainers" /
SMEs approach.  Also that's the model I've seen successfully used in
other upstream communities (10+ years old) that I participate in.

It makes a lot of sense in the long-term, and sustainability-wise.

IOW, "Vehement ACK" for the multiple maintiners model.



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