[Openstack-operators] [Openstack-sigs] [QA] Proposal for a QA SIG

Andrea Frittoli andrea.frittoli at gmail.com
Fri Nov 17 15:41:32 UTC 2017

On Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 12:33 PM Thierry Carrez <thierry at openstack.org>

> Andrea Frittoli wrote:
> > [...]
> > during the last summit in Sydney we discussed the possibility of
> creating an
> > OpenStack quality assurance special interest group (OpenStack QA SIG).
> > The proposal was discussed during the QA feedback session [0] and it
> > received
> > positive feedback there; I would like to bring now the proposal to a
> larger
> > audience via the SIG, dev and operators mailing lists.
> > [...]
> I think this goes with the current trends of re-centering upstream
> "project teams" on the production of software, while using SIGs as
> communities of practice (beyond the governance boundaries), even if they
> happen to produce (some) software as the result of their work.
> One question I have is whether we'd need to keep the "QA" project team
> at all. Personally I think it would create confusion to keep it around,
> for no gain. SIGs code contributors get voting rights for the TC anyway,
> and SIGs are free to ask for space at the PTG... so there is really no
> reason (imho) to keep a "QA" project team in parallel to the SIG ?

That is a possibility indeed, but I think co-existance will be the case for
bit at least - we may decide to drop the QA program eventually depending
on how the experience with the SIG goes.

> In the same vein we are looking into turning the Security project team
> into a SIG, and could consider turning other non-purely-upstream teams
> (like I18n) in the future.
> --
> Thierry Carrez (ttx)
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