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Opening up bug triaging rights


Hello everyone,

Currently the bug triaging rights for a given PROJECT (ability to set
status and importance of bugs, but also ability to nominate a bug for a
past series) is restricted to the corresponding PROJECT-bugs team, which
is generally a moderated team that nobody really monitors new members
applications for. This restricts the number of people who can help with
bugs, whereas we should probably encourage more people to do that.

During the bug triaging session at the OpenStack Design Summit we
proposed to open membership to the core PROJECT-bugs teams. This means
that anybody could join the team(s) and start helping with bug triaging.
If we get the documentation right first, the benefit (more triagers,
empowered community) should outweigh the drawbacks (potentially insane
triaging that needs to be reverted).

If all projects are in agreement with this plan, we would create a
single, open, openstack-bugs team. People joining that team would be
able to  helping with bug triaging in all OpenStack core projects. This
would certainly be clearer than having multiple teams with different
membership rules.

Please let me know if you think this is not a good idea. Otherwise I'll
soon start implementing the plan:

* Refresh bug triaging documentation on the wiki
* Merge PROJECT-bugs team into a single, open openstack-bugs team
* Point to triaging documentation from the team's page


Thierry Carrez (ttx)
Release Manager, OpenStack

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