[openstack-dev] [neutron] Why is "network" and "subnet" modeled separately?

Jay Buffington me at jaybuff.com
Wed Aug 14 20:52:08 UTC 2013

On Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 1:41 PM, Jay Pipes <jaypipes at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 08/14/2013 04:31 PM, Jay Buffington wrote:
>> A common use case would be that one tenant creates a network with a
> <> subnet.  Another tenant wants to use
>> that same network, so they create a new network and can also create the
>> <> subnet.
I made an error In that second sentence.  "Another tenant wants to use
that same network" should read "Another tenant wants to use
that same subnet"

>  Why not just call them all networks?

 A network is a container for subnets.

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