Thierry Carrez <thie...@openstack.org> wrote on 08/07/2014 06:23:56 AM:
> From: Thierry Carrez <thie...@openstack.org>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: 08/07/2014 06:25 AM
> Subject: Re: [openstack-dev] Fwd: FW: [Neutron] Group Based Policy
> and the way forward
> Armando M. wrote:
> > This thread is moving so fast I can't keep up!
> > The fact that troubles me is that I am unable to grasp how we move
> > forward, which was the point of this thread to start with. It seems we
> > have 2 options:
> > - We make GBP to merge as is, in the Neutron tree, with some minor
> > revision (e.g. naming?);
> > - We make GBP a stackforge project, that integrates with Neutron in
> > shape or form;
> > Another option, might be something in between, where GBP is in tree,
> > in some sort of experimental staging area (even though I am not sure
> > well baked this idea is).
> > Now, as a community we all need make a decision; arguing about the fact
> > that the blueprint was approved is pointless.
> I agree with you: it is possible to change your mind on a topic and
> revisit past decisions.
> In past OpenStack history we did revert merged
> commits and remove existing functionality because we felt it wasn't that
> much of a great idea after all. Here we are talking about making the
> right decision *before* the final merging and shipping into a release,
> which is kind of an improvement. The spec system was supposed to help
> limit such cases, but it's not bullet-proof.
> In the end, if there is no consensus on that question within the Neutron
> project (and I hear both sides have good arguments), our governance
> gives the elected Neutron PTL the power to make the final call. If the
> disagreement is between projects (like if Nova disagreed with the
> Neutron decision), then the issue could be escalated to the TC.
It is good to know that the OpenStack governance provides a way to resolve
these issues but I really hope that we can reach a consensus.
> Thierry Carrez (ttx)
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