[API][SDK][SIG] distilling our community wisdom
thierry at openstack.org
Fri Mar 13 09:41:40 UTC 2020
Michael McCune wrote:
> given the recent trend of discussing how we can condense and streamline
> various parts of the openstack community, i would like to start
> socializing the idea of merging the API-SIG, and its
> artifacts/processes/members, with the SDK group.
> over the last few years we have seen the activity of the API SIG greatly
> reduced. although there are a few outstanding guidelines that should be
> merged, we are having fewer and fewer contributors. additionally,
> although we migrated from weekly meetings down to weekly office hours,
> we have seen that aside from facilitating discussions for other groups
> these office hours are largely unnecessary.
> i don't have a proposal at the moment, beyond this email, but i would
> appreciate any and all feedback to help us reach a place where the SIG
> can still react as needed to the community but also reduce its surface
> area. the heart of these goals is to sustain and preserve the hard work
> that has been done over the years, and also to recognize the diminishing
> availability of our membership.
As I mentioned in another email, I welcome consolidation: teams with 3-6
people are more motivating that teams of 1-2. Having API guidelines
designed in close discussion with the primary API consumers makes a lot
of sense too.
Thierry Carrez (ttx)
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