Developer's black hole
Hi. I’m Flavio Percoco (a.k.a flaper87), and I’m a Software Engineer at Red Hat, where I spend my days working on OpenStack, speaking at conferences. In my spare time I contribute to Rust, write, read, surf, travel, smoke my coffee and drink my pipe.
On communities: Sometimes it's better to over-communicate
Communities, regardless of their size, rely mainly on the communication there is between their members to operate. The existing processes, the current discussions, and the future growth depend heavily on how well the communication throughout the community has been established. The channels used for these conversations play a critical role …
Lets make something good out of this 'joke'
I normally don't jump into this kind of discussions because I'm ok with most of the reactions and I believe creating some random noise won't help. However, this time is different, this time it's hit something that I've been fighting for and something that I've committed myself to improve this …
What's coming in Kilo for Glance, Zaqar and Oslo?
As usual, here's a write up of what happened last week during the OpenStack Summit. More than a summary, this post contains the plans we discussed for the next 6 months.
Non-opinionated software can't exist
Here's a thing. I don't believe there's such a thing like "non opinionated" software and I think we should all be more careful when we communicate what the goals of our projects are. The later may not be new to you, probably not even the former but yet, I keep …
Hiding unnecessary complexity
This post does not represent a strong opinion but something I've been thinking about for a bit. The content could be completely wrong or it could even make some sense. Regardless, I'd like to throw it out there and hopefully gather some feedback from people interested in this topic.