[ubuntu-cloud] 13.04 Call for Ubuntu Server/Cloud Topics

Robbie Williamson robbie at ubuntu.com
Tue Oct 2 15:10:13 UTC 2012

On 10/02/2012 09:54 AM, Marcos Ortiz wrote:
> Regards, Robbie and Dave. It would be nice to see first which are the
> best ideas in the Ubuntu Brainstorm focused on Ubuntu Cloud/Server.
> What do you think?
If you mean brainstorm.ubuntu.com, that traditionally has a
client/desktop focus, so I don't expect many ideas to come from it.
With that said, I'm all for someone proposing a blueprint based on an
idea in Brainstorm...assuming they are also up to working on it ;)


> Best wishes
> El 02/10/2012 10:39, Robbie Williamson escribió:
>> Hi all,
>> This is the "official" call for discussion about Ubuntu Server/Cloud
>> planning for the 13.04 cycle. As a reminder, this is a non-LTS
>> release, thus it is a good time to get in your more daring and
>> innovative server features, as we typically like to use the following
>> LTS-1 (13.10) release to harden the key features we want to highlight in
>> the next LTS (14.04).  However, please keep in mind this is *not* true
>> for our cloud guest images, where users regularly deploy production
>> workloads on non-LTS Ubuntu Server releases, so we might push back on
>> features that impact these users.
>> The process will be conducted as follows:
>> 1. A call for blueprints, i.e. *this* email.
>> 2. Create blueprints that start with "servercloud-r-", mark Dave
>> Walker[1] as approver, and propose them for uds-r[2].
>> 3. Send an email to ubuntu-server at lists.ubuntu.com to let us know you
>> submitted the idea, as sometimes we can lose the LP notification amongst
>> our other LP spam.  We will then review the blueprints, ask some
>> clarification questions, and then approve the ones suitable for
>> discussion at UDS.
>> 4. UDS happens
>> 5. We provide a final roadmap for 13.04 post-UDS
>> Note that Dave Walker will be coordinating the Cloud & Server track.
>> We will also automatically include 12.10 blueprints[3] marked,
>> "Deferred" in our review for this cycle, assuming it makes sense to
>> carry them over.  Below is the schedule with some details.
>> = Oct 2nd: Request for Topics =
>> This email
>> = Approximately three weeks post UDS - 13.04 Planning Review =
>> About three weeks after UDS (post FeatureDefinitionFreeze[4]), we
>> will deliver the UDS 13.04 plan to capture what was actually decided as
>> the plan of record at UDS, and present that information.
>> Thanks!
>> -Robbie
>>   robbie at ubuntu.com
>> [1] https://launchpad.net/~davewalker
>> [2] https://blueprints.launchpad.net/sprints/uds-r
>> [3] https://blueprints.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-server/+specs?role=drafter
>> [4] http://wiki.ubuntu.com/FeatureDefinitionFreeze

Robbie Williamson <robbie at ubuntu.com>

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