[Openinfralabs] Rebuilding the core discussion

Julia Kreger juliaashleykreger at gmail.com
Thu Jul 14 17:44:42 UTC 2022

In hindsight, I suspect we just need to start a git repository[0] in
the openinfralabs namespace in OpenDev gerrit, call it governance, and
begin to collaborate there.

Are there any objections?


[0]: https://opendev.org/openinfralabs

On Tue, Jul 12, 2022 at 3:07 PM Julia Kreger
<juliaashleykreger at gmail.com> wrote:
> Greetings folks,
> I'd like to get this moving forward fairly soon. If you're interested,
> please reach out soon.
> -Julia
> On Fri, Jul 8, 2022 at 1:26 PM Julia Kreger <juliaashleykreger at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Greetings everyone,
> >
> > During our recent Open Infrastructure Summit in Berlin, one of the
> > repeated discussion topics I found myself engaged in suggested a
> > breakdown in shared context and communication within OpenInfra Labs. A
> > bit of a root cause analysis occurred, and each discussion quickly
> > determined there is definitely no fault, but more a result of the
> > state of engagement which collided against the pandemic. Further
> > compounded by the time schedule differences which run our various
> > lives and efforts. It did not help us that we did not use the same
> > words to begin with.
> >
> > A few of us have continued going back and forth over the last few
> > weeks and we've reached the conclusion we need to rebuild the core
> > consensus and discussion. Ultimately a revision of our mission and
> > long term vision, in order to better support the sharing of knowledge
> > and context which is fundamentally needed to support the efforts
> > occurring within OpenInfra Labs.
> >
> > Before we really continue onward in these discussions, I think it is
> > important for us to widen the audience of engagement and enable a
> > greater chorus of voices to engage as we sort of press the reset
> > button in order to set expectations, intents, and bring us all back to
> > a happier, engaged place. In recognition that no single tool or means
> > will work for everyone, *and* to help provide insight for those that
> > don't necessarily subscribe to mailing lists or whom are unable to
> > join our discussions now, the idea has been floated to write about it.
> > Such as a blog or a journal. To share our story. To share the stories.
> > To spread the knowledge!
> >
> > I think we should start with high bandwidth calls to reach the same
> > page, and then move forward from there.
> >
> > If you're interested in engaging in this discussion, please reply with
> > to this email with the days of the week and times that would work, or
> > that would not work, and I'll try to find a mutually agreeable 30
> > minute window every two weeks for us to start with.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > -Julia

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