On Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 11:21:14AM +0100, Thierry Carrez wrote: > Russell Bryant wrote: > > One of the bits of feedback that came from the "Nova Project Structure > > and Process" session at the design summit was that it would be nice to > > skip having blueprints for smaller items. > > > > In an effort to capture this, I updated the blueprint review criteria > >  with the following: > > > > Some blueprints are closed as unnecessary. Blueprints are used for > > tracking significant development efforts. In general, small and/or > > straight forward cleanups do not need blueprints. A blueprint should > > be filed if: > > > > - it impacts the release notes > > - it covers significant internal development or refactoring efforts > > [...] > > While I agree we should not *require* blueprints for minor > features/efforts, should we actively prevent people from filing them (or > close them if they are filed ?) > > Personally (I know I'm odd) I like to have my work (usually small stuff) > covered by a blueprint so that I can track and communicate its current > completion status -- helps me keep track of where I am. > > So the question is... is there a cost associated with tolerating "small" > blueprints ? Once they are set to "Low" priority they mostly disappear > from release management tracking so it's not really a burden there.
IIUC, Russell has a desire that unless a blueprint is approved, then the corresponding patches would not be merged. So from that POV, each blueprint has a burden of approval to consider, even if it is 'Low' priority. This would be a reason to not require blueprints for 'trivial' changes. Regards, Daniel -- |: http://berrange.com -o- http://www.flickr.com/photos/dberrange/ :| |: http://libvirt.org -o- http://virt-manager.org :| |: http://autobuild.org -o- http://search.cpan.org/~danberr/ :| |: http://entangle-photo.org -o- http://live.gnome.org/gtk-vnc :| _______________________________________________ OpenStack-dev mailing list OpenStackemail@example.com http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev