Terrific idea! So what happens with the feedback you receive? I am, of course, most interested in issues that might help us improve the documentation, of course, but it's a general question about how this information flows to the Product Engineering team.
meg On Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 11:46 PM, Tim Bell <tim.b...@cern.ch> wrote: > Angus, > > > > There are two groups which may be relevant regarding ‘consumers’ of Heat > > > > - Application eco system working group at > https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Application_Ecosystem_Working_Group > > - API working group at > https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/API_Working_Group > > > > There are some discussions planned as part of the breakouts in the Kilo > design summit (http://kilodesignsummit.sched.org/) > > > > So, there are frameworks in place and we would welcome volunteers to help > advance these in a consistent way across the OpenStack programs. > > > > Tim > > > > *From:* Angus Salkeld [mailto:asalk...@mirantis.com] > *Sent:* 24 October 2014 08:16 > *To:* Stefano Maffulli > *Cc:* OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions) > *Subject:* Re: [openstack-dev] [all] How can we get more feedback from > users? > > > > On Fri, Oct 24, 2014 at 4:00 PM, Stefano Maffulli <stef...@openstack.org> > wrote: > > Hi Angus, > > quite a noble intent, one that requires lots of attempts like this you > have started. > > On 10/23/2014 09:32 PM, Angus Salkeld wrote: > > I have felt some grumblings about usability issues with Heat > > templates/client/etc.. > > and wanted a way that users could come and give us feedback easily (low > > barrier). I started an etherpad > > (https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/heat-useablity-improvements) - the > > first win is it is spelt wrong :-O > > :) > > > We now have some great feedback there in a very short time, most of this > > we should be able to solve. > > > > This lead me to think, "should OpenStack have a more general mechanism > > for users to provide feedback". The idea is this is not for bugs or > > support, but for users to express pain points, requests for features and > > docs/howtos. > > One place to start is to pay attention to what happens on the operators > mailing list. Posting this message there would probably help since lots > of users hang out there. > > In Paris there will be another operators mini-summit, the fourth IIRC, > one every 3 months more or less (I can't find the details at the moment, > I assume they'll be published soon -- Ideas are being collected on > https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/PAR-ops-meetup). > > > > Thanks for those pointers, we very interested in feedback from operators, > but > > in this case I am talking more about end users not operators (people that > actually use our API). > > -Angus > > > > Another effort to close this 'feedback loop' is the new working group > temporarily named 'influencers' that will meet in Paris for the first > time: > > https://openstacksummitnovember2014paris.sched.org/event/268a9853812c22ca8d0636b9d8f0c831 > > It's great to see lots of efforts going in the same direction. Keep 'em > coming. > > /stef > > -- > Ask and answer questions on https://ask.openstack.org > > > > _______________________________________________ > OpenStack-dev mailing list > OpenStackemail@example.com > http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev > >
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