Community support - where do want to be in a year?

Andrew Jeffery andrew at
Thu Feb 6 11:55:08 AEDT 2020

On Thu, 6 Feb 2020, at 10:32, Kurt Taylor wrote:
> The new year is well underway, and I have started thinking about more
> that could be done to enable a stronger, more open community, and to
> have a better developer experience.
> I'd like to get your feedback, but please, this is not meant to be a
> complaint platform, reply with ideas and solutions, or at least an
> open mind for how we can fix it. I want to hear ideas!
> I am looking to organize a prioritized list so I (and others?) can
> focus on making things happen. I am hopeful that my downstream
> responsibilities will be reduced in the coming months and that we can
> start making real community progress.
> Incomplete list (for priming the idea pump):
> 1) Existing (donated?) services - Gerrit/Jenkins hosting, email
> service - what about hosting? what about disaster recovery/backups?
> How can we improve?
> 2) Automate wordpress content/updates, current events?
> meetups? blog planet?
> 3) Metrics - what would the community like to see?
> 4) Early development plans disclosure (new features),
> charter/policy/culture changes for upstream plans, improving speed to
> commit, review commitments?
> 5) Third-party CI testing/review reporting, supported platforms,
> release testing commitments
> What are *your* ideas for improving the community?

Make use of the Contributor Agreement Gerrit configuration if we're
going to retain CLAs going forward:


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