[Openstack-operators] Upstream LTS Releases

Samuel Cassiba s at cassiba.com
Sat Nov 11 03:32:36 UTC 2017

On Fri, Nov 10, 2017 at 2:51 PM, John Dickinson <me at not.mn> wrote:
> What I heard from ops in the room is that they want (to start) one release a
> year who's branch isn't deleted after a year. What if that's exactly what we
> did? I propose that OpenStack only do one release a year instead of two. We
> still keep N-2 stable releases around. We still do backports to all open
> stable branches. We still do all the things we're doing now, we just do it
> once a year instead of twice.

This seems like a much more reasonable proposal with less of a musical
chairs feeling. The spun up software developer in my basement nods in
violent agreement with the idea, and the tortured QA engineer I keep
locked up out back would love nothing more than some extra time to

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