At the Dublin PTG the manila team did a retrospective on the Queens release -- raw etherpad here .
We summarize it here to separate it from the otherwise forward-looking manila PTG summary (coming soon). # Keep Doing # - queens bug smashes, especially the Wuhan bug smash  + (mostly new) contributors from 5+ companies including 99cloud, fibrehome, chinamobile, H3c, easystack, Huawei - bug czar role & meeting slot  - trying to tag even earlier than deadlines # Do less of / Stop Doing # - blind rechecks + reviewers need to pay attention to recheck history and push back on merges that ignore intermittent issues + even if the issue is unrelated to the patch we should have an associated bug - letting reviews languish, especially for contributors outside US timezones + need more systematic approach (see suggestions below) to review backlog # Do More Of # - Root cause analysis and fixing of failing tests in gate - Groom bug lists, especially before bug smashes - Make contributor's guide with review checklists - Use mail-list more for asynch communication across timezones - Help people use IRC bouncers - Keep etherpad/dashboards for pending reviews - Improve docs for new driver contributors # Action Items # - Tom will develop etherpad for priority reviews - Ben will share past review etherpads / gerrit dashboards (Done: see raw etherpad  but Tom will work to get these unified and findable) - Ganso will create etherpad to collaborate on reviewer/contributor checklists - Tom will check how Cinder fixed log filtering problem -- Tom Barron  https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/manila-ptg-rocky-retro  https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/OpenStack-Bug-Smash-Queens-Wuhan  https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/manila-bug-triage-pad
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