Welcome to Last week on OpenStack Dev (“Lwood”) for the week just past. For more background on Lwood, please refer here.

Basic Stats for week 8 to 14 – August 2016 for openstack-dev:

  • ~581 Messages (up about 7% relative to last week)
  • ~169 Unique threads (down about 5% compared last week)

Traffic and threads pretty much steady this week relative to last – a little quieter threads wise, a few more messages.

Notable Discussions – openstack-dev

Update on the API Reference and Guide Publishing process

Anne Gentle provided an update on this important effort – in short it’s going well, but more to be done.  There are a few projects she specifically notes have some further work required, I believe this needs to be done within the project code base or websites themselves.

So if you’re involved in one of Astara, Ceilometer, Cinder, Cloudkitty, Congress, Designate, Glance, Heat, Magnum, Mistral, Monasca, Sahara, Senlin, Solum, Swift, Tacker or Trove, please take a look at Anne’s email and see if you’re able to do what is required.

OS-Capabilities Library – Continued

As mentioned last week, Jay Pipes penned a rather low key email announcing some work he’s done on creating a new os-capabilities Python library.  The thread picked up a little this week with various positive comments, a question confirming its applicability across projects (Yes) and some design discussions.

The code is here, please get consider getting involved in this important endeavour.

Extra ATCs for Newton

Doug Hellman writes that it’s time to ensure we have all active technical contributors (ATCs) identified for Newton.  As he explains “…Project teams should identify contributors who have had a significant impact this cycle but who would not qualify for ATC status using the regular process because they have not submitted a patch.  Contributions might include, but aren’t limited to, bug triage, design work, and documentation — there is a lot of leeway in how teams define contribution for ATC status.”

The ATC list is approved by the TC on/around 25 August and in order to make the agenda for that meeting proposals need to be submitted by 16 August – later this week.  Please take a look at Doug’s email for more details on this process if you believe you, or someone you know should be considered.

Midcycle Summaries & Minutes

No new summaries this week that I could see – in case you missed them here is the list so far collated from the last few editions of Lwood – Cinder (Kendall Nelson), Freezer (Pierre Mathieu), Glance (Nikhil Komawar), Horizon (Rob Cresswell), Keystone (Steve Martinelli), Monasca (Fabio Giannetti) and Nova Pt.I and Pt.II (Matt Riedemann)

Notable Discussions – other OpenStack lists

Nothing particularly lept out of the other lists this week :)

Upcoming OpenStack Events

Best I can tell no OpenStack related events mentioned this week.  Don’t forget the OpenStack Foundation’s Events Page for a list of general events that is frequently updated.

People and Projects

Requirements PTL Election result

  • Anita Kuno confirmed the results of the Requirements PTL Election welcoming Tony Breeds into the role and noting an impressive participation rate in this poll.  Full results are available here.

Core nominations & changes

New, Proposed and Changed OpenStack Projects

A new section I’m trying out this edition – a list of projects that are seeking formal OpenStack project status, projects that have been confirmed as such and/or projects that are changing names (!)

  • Proposed new project – [Storlets] – Eran Rom.  This follows Eran’s email from last week nominating for PTL of same
  • Project name change – [Smaug] is now [Karbor] – Saggi Mizrahi

Further Reading & Miscellanea

Don’t forget these excellent sources of OpenStack news – most recent ones linked in each case

No particular tunes involved in this edition of Lwood I’m afraid, though was fortunate enough to see both REO Speedwagon and Def Leppard live last night – a cracker of a show it was too :)

Last but by no means least, thanks, as always, to Rackspace :)

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