Thierry Carrez wrote: > So my question is the following: if elected, how much time do you think > you'll be able to dedicate to Technical Committee affairs (reviewing > proposed changes and pushing your own) ?
Keep track of the technical direction of OpenStack is an important part of my role at the OpenStack Foundation. I would say I spend around a third of my work time directly on TC matters. A significant portion of that time is spent on duties that are linked to being the TC chair: processing governance change requests, setting the meeting agenda, preparing the weekly meeting, following-up on actions and handling communications with the Board and UC. > If there was ONE thing, one > initiative, one change you will actively push in the six months between > this election round and the next, what would it be ? Reading everyone else's replies, I'm happy to see that a lot of complex issues that I consider priorities are listed by other candidates. So I'll raise something simple that wasn't mentioned yet. I think the Technical Committee needs to be more prescriptive and clear about what type of contributions is useful, and where they are the most useful. We can't assume that everyone knows what is a strategic contribution to OpenStack. We need to come up with an opinionated help-wanted list of high-value objectives, so that everyone knows where their contribution will make a difference. Talking with companies and contributors from Asia, they need guidance on where to apply their resources. An "official" list would go a long way. Giving more recognition to the organizations and individuals helping in those critical areas would also help. If the only yardstick you give people to measure their contribution is Stackalytics, you get all sorts of waste of effort. While we could afford such a waste in the past, I don't think that's a luxury we have anymore. -- Thierry Carrez (ttx) __________________________________________________________________________ OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions) Unsubscribe: openstack-dev-requ...@lists.openstack.org?subject:unsubscribe http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev