On 9/20/2016 2:44 PM, Matt Riedemann wrote:
Since we cut newton-rc1 last Thursday the master branch is now
officially open for Ocata development. We're still working on newton-rc2
and may be backporting regression bug fixes. I expect to tag newton-rc2
sometime next week after the final translations are in.
I've started approving some specless blueprints for Ocata already since
they are carry overs from newton:
If you had a spec proposed or approved for Newton but the blueprint
wasn't completed in Newton, please re-propose the spec for Ocata:
Given the short runway with the Ocata schedule:
I don't think we're going to limit spec approvals to only re-proposals
of previously approved specs. We have 4 weeks until the summit and only
a little over 2 weeks after the summit before the o-1 milestone. So
everything is fair game right now for specs, but I'd personally like to
I think we'll be looking at a spec freeze at o-1 and then standard
feature freeze at o-3, for both priority and non-priority items.
However, I know that when push comes to shove, if we're rushing at the
last two weeks before feature freeze to get things done, the priority
blueprints are going to get priority. I'm hoping I can do a better job
of checkpointing our progress during Ocata so we're not rushing so much
at the end, but will need help from the subteams to stay on task and on
track for our goals for the release.
To simplify, I have the proposed Ocata draft schedule for Nova on the
As a reminder for summit planning, we have an etherpad here for proposed
I'm going to filter that list this week and we'll meet next week to
discuss session topics and the design summit schedule. The currently
proposed track layout is in Thierry's email here:
Let me know if you have any questions either by pinging me in
#openstack-nova in freenode IRC or just reply to this email.
I forgot to mention that I've also created an Ocata review priorities
That's primed from the newton-nova-priorities-tracking etherpad so may
need some scrubbing.
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