On Thu, 12 Feb 2015, Flavio Percoco wrote:
The important bit, thoguh, is that email is meant for asynchronous communication and IRC isn't. If things that require the intervention of other folks from the community are being discussed and those folks are not on IRC, it'd be wrong to consider the topic as "discussed".
This is really the crux of the biscuit and thank you for continuing to bring it back round to this point. My personal experience of OpenStack has been that unless I am * on IRC (too) many hours per day * going to (too) many IRC meetings when I should be doing something interesting with my family * watching a fair few spec and governance gerrits then I will miss out on not just the decision making _process_ for things which are relevant to the work I need or want to do and plan for but also the _decisions_ themselves. For example how many people really know the extent and impact of the big tent governance plans? Ideally I should be able to delegate a lot of this farming for information to other people in the community but that only works if there is a habit by those others of summarizing to the mailing list. (Which goes back to my earlier point about of "gosh aren't we all a bit busy?") -- Chris Dent tw:@anticdent freenode:cdent https://tank.peermore.com/tanks/cdent __________________________________________________________________________ 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