On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 12:34 PM, Stefano Maffulli <stef...@openstack.org> wrote: > On 09/10/2014 02:27 AM, Sylvain Bauza wrote: >> Well, both proposals can be done : we can create subteams and the >> Subteam-Approval Gerrit label right know before Kilo, and we could split >> the virt repos by later once the interfaces and prereqs are done. > > That's what I mean in fact: create sub team is fairly easy to do, we can > start very soon. Splitting the repos will require the cleanup in > internal interfaces, documentation and the other things that (while > important and needed anyway) will require probably one cycle, if not more. > > On 09/10/2014 09:07 AM, Kyle Mestery wrote: >> I would be cautious around sub-teams. Our experience in Neutron has >> been that we do a very good job of setting up sub-teams, but a >> terrible job at deciding when they should be spun-down and folded back >> in. Because in a lot of cases, a sub-team's existance should be for a >> short period of time. The other problem is that sub-teams can tend to >> wander away from the broader team, making it harder for their work to >> be integrated back into the whole. All of this is to say that >> sub-teams require coordination and lots of communication, and should >> be carefully watched, groomed, and culled when necessary. > > This is great feedback. Maybe picking the leaders of the sub-teams based > on their communication skills and their understanding of the bigger > picture would help? How would you do things differently, based on your > experience? > I think that is absolutely the case: sub-team leaders need to be vetted based on their upstream communication skills. I also think what we're looking at in Neutron is giving sub-teams a shelf-life, and spinning them down rather than letting them live long-term, lose focus, and wander aimlessly.
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