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The OpenStack Technical Committee is one of the governing bodies of the OpenStack project. You can find more information about it, such as the list of its current members or its governance charter, on the OpenStack governance website at http://governance.openstack.org . It meets weekly in an open meeting in the #openstack-meeting IRC channel on Freenode.

Next Meeting

  • July 28th, 20:00 UTC
  • Chair: Thierry Carrez (ttx)


  • Add Stackforge Namespace Retirement resolution [1]
  • Introduce the "deliverables" concept [2]
  • Add devstack tags [3]
  • Add and apply guidelines for project and service names [4] [5]
  • Add a release model for all projects [6]
  • Diversity script improvements [7] [8]
  • Workgroup reports
  • Open discussion


These items have been proposed, but are not put on the agenda just yet. Could be that they have not been discussed on openstack-dev for the time mandated by our charter yet, or are blocked for some other reason, or are just delayed while we process the earlier requests backlog:

  • Add Fuel to OpenStack Projects [9] (needs more collaboration, waiting for ML discussion threads)
  • Add Compass to OpenStack Projects [10] (learning more of the OpenStack Way)
  • [WIP] Added JavaScript to Common Testing Interface [11] (marked WIP)
  • [WIP] Add Akanda to OpenStack Projects List [12] (marked WIP)
  • Fix typo to 'Bare metal service' [13] (agentle driving it, likely to be abandoned)
  • Adds Debian & derivatives packaging to OpenStack [14] (still pending narrowing of scope to Debian-only)
  • WIP - Add Group Based Policy Project [15] (marked WIP)
  • WIP - add some tags describing roles [16] (marked WIP)

Apologies for Absence

  • tbd

Proposing discussion topics, motions or other governance changes before the TC

Motions need to be presented before Friday 0800 UTC to be added to the next Tuesday meeting agenda for discussion. They should either be posted as a proposed change to the governance repository (on review.openstack.org) or as a "[tc]" thread to openstack-dev@lists.openstack.org, with a pointer to that thread should be posted to openstack-tc@lists.openstack.org to make sure it gets the required attention from TC members. Upon verification, the TC Chair will put the motion on the agenda for the next meeting.

Before being finally voted on, motions will have to be presented as a governance change. As mandated by our charter, the vote on motions won't be closed until we spent a minimum of 4 business days of public discussions, to give a chance to our wider community to chime in on proposed changes.

Additions of code repositories to existing project teams, as well as other instances of governance repository housekeeping, do not constitute a "motion". Those will be approved a week after being proposed, if they have the required approvals (PTLs in the case of a repository addition) and no TC member -1 vote. A -1 vote will result in the proposed change to be reviewed at the next TC meeting.

Past meetings logs

Logs of past TC meetings can be accessed at: http://eavesdrop.openstack.org/meetings/tc