[all][tc] What's happening in Technical Committee: summary 10th Sept, 21: Reading: 5 min

Ghanshyam Mann gmann at ghanshyammann.com
Fri Sep 10 21:58:00 UTC 2021

Hello Everyone,

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

1. TC Meetings:
* TC held this week's IRC meeting on Sept 9th Thursday.

* Most of the meeting discussions are summarized in the below sections (Completed or in-progress activities
section). To know more details, you can check the complete logs @

* We will have next week's meeting on Sept 16th, Thursday 15:00 UTC on IRC, feel free the topic
in agenda [1] by Sept 15th.

2. What we completed this week:
* Closeout Yoga PTL Election[2]
* New project 'Venus'  is an official project now[3]
* Added the cinder-lvm charm to Openstack charms[4]
* Fixed documentation for "assert:supports-standalone" tag[5]

3. Activities In progress:
TC Tracker for Xena cycle
TC is using the etherpad[6] for Xena cycle working item. We will be checking and updating
the status biweekly in the same etherpad.

Open Reviews
* Twelve open reviews for ongoing activities[7].

TC Chair/Vice-chair for Yoga
* TC chair and vice-chair nomination are also up for review/vote[8][9].

TC tags analysis
* As discussed in last PTG, TC is working on an analysis of the usefulness of the Tags
framework[10] or what all tags can be cleaned up. 

* You might have read the email from yoctozepto[11] about it, if you are operator, please
respond to the email and based on the feedback we will continue the discussion on this.

Leaderless projects
* All the six leaderless projects[12] now have leaders identified and they are being
proposed as PTL in governance[13]. 

Collecting Pain points from projects/SIGs/pop-up
* We will continue discussing it in PTG[14], join us if you are interested to help/discuss this topic.

Project updates
* Add openstack-loadbalancer charm and interfaces[15]
* Retiring js-openstack-lib [16]

Yoga release community-wide goal
* Please add the possible candidates in this etherpad [17].
* Current status: "Secure RBAC" is selected for Yoga cycle[18].

PTG planning
* We are collecting the PTG topics in etherpad[19], feel free to add any topic you would like to discuss.
* We discussed the live stream of one of the TC PTG sessions like we did last time. Once we will have more
topics in etherpad then we can select the appropriate one.

Test support for TLS default:
* Rico has started a separate email thread over testing with tls-proxy enabled[20], we encourage projects
to participate in that testing and help to enable the tls-proxy in gate testing.

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[21].
2. Weekly meeting: The Technical Committee conduct a weekly meeting every Thursday 15 UTC [22]
3. Office hours: The Technical Committee offers a weekly office hour every Tuesday at 0100 UTC [23]
4. 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-September/024747.html
[3] https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/governance/+/804824
[4] https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/governance/+/807203
[5] https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/governance/+/807728
[6] https://etherpad.opendev.org/p/tc-xena-tracker
[7] https://review.opendev.org/q/project:openstack/governance+status:open
[8] https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/governance/+/807163
[9] https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/governance/+/807178
[10] https://governance.openstack.org/tc/reference/tags/index.html
[11] http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-discuss/2021-September/024804.html
[12] https://etherpad.opendev.org/p/yoga-leaderless
[13] https://review.opendev.org/q/topic:%2522formal-vote%2522+status:open+message:+PTL
[14] https://etherpad.opendev.org/p/pain-point-elimination
[15] https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/governance/+/807837
[16] https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/governance/+/798540
[17] https://etherpad.opendev.org/p/y-series-goals
[18] https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/governance/+/803783
[19] https://etherpad.opendev.org/p/tc-yoga-ptg
[20] http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-discuss/2021-June/023000.html
[21] http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-discuss
[22] http://eavesdrop.openstack.org/#Technical_Committee_Meeting
[23] http://eavesdrop.openstack.org/#Technical_Committee_Office_hours


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