On 02/18/2015 04:55 PM, Chris Jones wrote:
> Hi
> 
> Thanks for stepping forward, James :)
> 
> Cheers,
> --
> Chris Jones
> 
>> On 18 Feb 2015, at 21:45, Clint Byrum <cl...@fewbar.com> wrote:
>>
>> Excerpts from Clint Byrum's message of 2015-02-17 08:52:46 -0800:
>>> Excerpts from Anita Kuno's message of 2015-02-17 07:38:01 -0800:
>>>>> On 02/17/2015 09:21 AM, Clint Byrum wrote:
>>>>> There has been a recent monumental shift in my focus around OpenStack,
>>>>> and it has required me to take most of my attention off TripleO. Given
>>>>> that, I don't think it is in the best interest of the project that I
>>>>> continue as PTL for the Kilo cycle.
>>>>>
>>>>> I'd like to suggest that we hold an immediate election for a replacement
>>>>> who can be 100% focused on the project.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks everyone for your hard work up to this point. I hope that one day
>>>>> soon TripleO can deliver on the promise of a self-deploying OpenStack
>>>>> that is stable and automated enough to sit in the gate for many if not
>>>>> all OpenStack projects.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
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>>>> So in the middle of a release, changing PTLs can take 3 avenues:
>>>>
>>>> 1) The new PTL is appointed. Usually there is a leadership candidate in
>>>> waiting which the rest of the project feels it can rally around until
>>>> the next election. The stepping down PTL takes the pulse of the
>>>> developers on the project and informs us on the mailing list who the
>>>> appointed PTL is. Barring any huge disagreement, we continue on with
>>>> work and the appointed PTL has the option of standing for election in
>>>> the next election round. The appointment lasts until the next round of
>>>> elections.
>>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks for letting me know about this Anita.
>>>
>>> I'd like to appoint somebody, but I need to have some discussions with a
>>> few people first. As luck would have it, some of those people will be in
>>> Seattle with us for the mid-cycle starting tomorrow.
>>>
>>>> 2) We have an election, in which case we need candidates and some dates.
>>>> Let me know if we want to exercise this option so that Tristan and I can
>>>> organize some dates.
>>>>
>>>
>>> Let's wait a bit until I figure out if there's a clear and willing
>>> appointee. That should be clear by Thursday.
>>
>> Ok, we talked this morning, and James Slagle has agreed to step in as
>> the PTL for the rest of this cycle. So I hereby appoint him so.
>>
>> Thanks everyone!
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Wonderful, thanks everyone.

Clint please propose a patch to openstack/governance updating this line:
http://git.openstack.org/cgit/openstack/governance/tree/reference/projects.yaml#n379

Congratulations James!

Thank you,
Anita.

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