[Openstack-operators] OpenStack Developer Mailing List Digest November 14-20

Mike Perez thingee at gmail.com
Sat Nov 21 03:09:01 UTC 2015

Perma Link: http://www.openstack.org/blog/2015/11/openstack-developer-mailing-list-digest-november-20151114

Time to Make Some Assertions About Your Projects

* The technical committee defined a number of “assert” tags which
allows a project team to to make assertions about their own

  - assert:follows-standard-deprecation
  - assert:supports-upgrade
  - assert:supports-rolling-upgrade

* Read more on their definitions [1]
* Update the project.yaml [2] of which tags apply to your project already.
* The OpenStack foundation will use “assert”tags very soon in the
project navigator [3].
* Full thread: http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2015-November/079542.html

Making stable maintenance its own OpenStack Project Team

* Continuing discussion from last week [4]...
* Negatives:

  - Not enough work to warrant a designated “team”.
  - The change is unlikely to bring a meaning full improvement to the
situation, sudden new resources.

* Positives:

  - An empowered team could tackle new coordination tasks, like
engaging more directly in converging stable branch rules across teams,
or producing tools.
  - Release management doesn't overlap anymore with stable branch, so
having them under that PTL is limiting and inefficient
  - Reinforcing the branding (by giving it its own team) may encourage
more organizations to affect new resources to it

* Matt Riedemann offers to lead the team.
* Full thread: http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2015-November/078901.html

Release Countdown For Week R-19, November 23-27
* Mitaka-1 milestone scheduled for December 1-3.
* Teams should be...

  - Wrapping up incomplete work left over from the end of the Liberty cycle .
  - Finalizing and announcing plans from the summit.
  - Completing specs and blueprints.

* The openstack/release repository will be used to manage Mitaka 1
milestone tags.
Reno [5] will be used instead of Launchpad for tracking completed
work. Make sure any release notes done for this cycle are committed to
your master branchless before proposing the milestone tag.
* Full thread: http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2015-November/079795.html

New API Guidelines Read for Cross Project Review

* The following will be merged soon:
  - Adding introduction to API micro version guideline [6].
  - Add description of pagination parameters [7].
  - A guideline for errors [8].
* These will be brought up in the next cross project meeting [9].
* Full thread: http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2015-November/079434.html

[1] - http://governance.openstack.org/reference/tags/index.html
[2] - http://git.openstack.org/cgit/openstack/governance/tree/reference/projects.yaml
[3] - https://www.openstack.org/software/project-navigator/
[4] - http://www.openstack.org/blog/2015/11/openstack-developer-mailing-list-digest-november-7-13/#stable-team
[5] - http://www.openstack.org/blog/2015/11/openstack-developer-mailing-list-digest-november-7-13/#reno
[6] - https://review.openstack.org/#/c/187112/
[7] - https://review.openstack.org/#/c/190743/
[8] - https://review.openstack.org/#/c/167793/
[9]- https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Meetings/CrossProjectMeeting

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