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Week Ending August 14, 2022

Developer News

The 2022 Steering Committee election has started! Three SC seats are up for election this year. If you’re an active contributor to Kubernetes or any official SIG project and are a member of any Kubernetes GitHub org, please log in to https://elections.k8s.io/app/elections/steering—2022 and check if you are marked as an eligible voter. If you aren’t, please put in an update request. If you are interested running for the Steering Committee, please check out the Candidacy process. The first deadline for candidates is Tuesday, August 30th to submit nominations. If you have any questions about the election process, please reach out to any of the election officers in #sig-contribex-elections.

The new Code of Conduct Committee members have been selected: Danielle Lancashire, Hilliary Lipsig, Xander Grzywinski, and Jeremy Rickard. Thank you to the outgoing members for their service to our community!

Bob Killen reminds Kubernetes maintainers that scholarships to attend KubeCon are available for those without corporate sponsorship.

The Kubernetes Slack inviter is temporarily broken. ContribEx and K8s-infra (primarily Ben Elder) are working on fixing it. If anyone needs an immediate invite for SIG coordination please reach out to any of the Slack admin team in #slack-admins.

SIG-Release is changing their meeting times.

Release Schedule

Next Deadline: Docs Complete today, Release Notes complete August 19th

If you have not already, you should be turning in final documentation for any 1.25 enhancements as you read this. Release notes will be finalized on Friday; feature owners and SIG leads should scan them and send any corrections to the Release Team. 1.25 release is planned for August 26.

The first release candidate for Kubernetes 1.25 is available, so please test it with your infrastructure and report any issues you find.

Patch releases for 1.22, 1.23, and 1.24 are due out this Wednesday. These will include backports of many fixes.

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