[all][tc] What's happening in Technical Committee: summary 12th Nov, 21: Reading: 10 min

Ghanshyam Mann gmann at ghanshyammann.com
Fri Nov 12 17:58:18 UTC 2021

Hello Everyone,

Here is this week's summary of the Technical Committee activities.

1. TC Meetings:
* TC this week IRC meeting held on Nov 11th Thursday.

* Most of the meeting discussions are summarized below (Completed or in-progress activities
section). Meeting full logs are available @

* Next week's meeting is canceled due to OpenInfra Keynotes and we will continue weekly meeting
on 25th Nov, Thursday 15:00 UTC, feel free the topic on agenda[1] by Nov 24th.

2. What we completed this week:
* Changes in stable core team process[2]
* Decouple the community-wide goals from cycle release[3] (I will write up summary on this once we have RBAC goal merged
as an example)
* Merged 'Technical Writing' SIG into TC[4]

3. Activities In progress:
TC Tracker for Yoga cycle
* This etherpad includes the Yoga cycle targets/working items for TC[5].

Open Reviews
* 12 open reviews for ongoing activities[6].

Review volunteer required for Openstack CI Log Processing project
dpawlik sent the email on openstack-discuss[7] about seeking help to review
on new Openstack CI Log Processing project. Please respond there if you
can help at some extent even not as full time.

Remove office hours in favor of weekly meetings
We decided to remove the TC in-active office hours[8] in favor of
weekly meetings which are serving the purpose of office hours.

RBAC discussion: continuing from PTG
We had a discussion on Wed 10th too and agreed on what all we can target
for Yoga cycle. Complete notes are in this etherpad[9]. Please review the
goal rework[10]. Discussion on open items will be continued in policy popup
team meeting[11]

Community-wide goal updates
* With the continuing the discussion on RBAC, we are re-working on the RBAC goal,
please wait until we finalize the implementation[8]

* There is one more goal proposal for 'FIPS compatibility and compliance'[12].

Adjutant need maintainers and PTLs
No volunteer to lead/maintain the Adjutant project, I have sent another reminder to
the email[13]. 

New project 'Skyline' proposal
* We discussed it in TC PTG and there are few open points about python packaging,
repos, and plugins plan which we are discussion on ML.

* Still waiting from skyline team to work on the above points[14].

Updating the Yoga testing runtime
* As centos stream 9 is released, I have updated the Yoga testing runtime[15] with:
1. Add Debian 11 as tested distro
2. Change centos stream 8 -> centos stream 9
3. Bump lowest python version to test to 3.8 and highest to python 3.9

TC tags analysis
* TC agreed to remove the framework and it is communicated in ML[16].

Project updates
* Rename ‘Extended Maintenance’ SIG to the ‘Stable Maintenance’[17]
* Retire training-labs repo[18]
* Retire puppet-senlin[19]
* Add ProxySQL repository for OpenStack-Ansible[20]
* Retire js-openstack-lib [21]

4. How to contact the TC:
If you would like to discuss or give feedback to TC, you can reach out to us in multiple ways:

1. Email: you can send the email with tag [tc] on openstack-discuss ML[22].
2. Weekly meeting: The Technical Committee conduct a weekly meeting every Thursday 15 UTC [23]
3. Ping us using 'tc-members' nickname on #openstack-tc IRC channel.

[1] https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Meetings/TechnicalCommittee#Next_Meeting
[2] http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-discuss/2021-November/025741.html
[3] https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/governance/+/816387
[4] https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/governance/+/815869
[5] https://etherpad.opendev.org/p/tc-yoga-tracker
[6] https://review.opendev.org/q/projects:openstack/governance+status:open
[7] http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-discuss/2021-November/025758.html
[8] https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/governance/+/817493
[9] https://etherpad.opendev.org/p/policy-popup-yoga-ptg
[10] https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/governance/+/815158
[11] http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-discuss/2021-November/025760.html
[12] https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/governance/+/816587
[13] http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-discuss/2021-October/025555.html
[14] https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/governance/+/814037
[15] https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/governance/+/815851
[16] http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-discuss/2021-October/025571.html
[17] https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/governance-sigs/+/817499
[18] https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/governance/+/817511
[19] https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/governance/+/817329
[20] https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/governance/+/817245
[21] https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/governance/+/807163
[22] http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-discuss
[23] http://eavesdrop.openstack.org/#Technical_Committee_Meeting


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