[openstack-dev] Is WSME really suitable? (Was: [nova] Autogenerating the Nova v3 API specification)

Mac Innes, Kiall kiall at hp.com
Mon Aug 5 18:03:32 UTC 2013

On 05/08/13 16:09, John Garbutt wrote:
> On 5 August 2013 15:15, Anne Gentle<annegentle at justwriteclick.com>  wrote:
>> >On Mon, Aug 5, 2013 at 8:55 AM, John Garbutt<john at johngarbutt.com>  wrote:
>>> >>
>>> >>Given we seem to be leaning towards WSME:
>>> >>http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2013-August/012954.html
>>> >>
>>> >>Could we not try to make WSME give us the documentation we need?
>>> >>
>>> >>Not sure if its feasible, but it seems like there is a good start to
>>> >>that already available:
>>> >>https://wsme.readthedocs.org/en/latest/document.html
>>> >>
>> >John, this looks interesting, but I have reservations. Do you know if you
>> >can suppress the SOAP and ExtDirect entries?
> Sorry no idea, but we certainly would have to.

While the topic of WSME is open - Has anyone actually tried using it?

IMO it's just not ready. Simple things like returning a 404 are not 
currently supported[1].

I would be very cautious about assuming WSME can support anything we 
need when the absolute fundamentals of building a REST API are totally MIA.



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