[openstack-dev] [nova] How do we format/version/deprecate things from notifications?

Matt Riedemann mriedem at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Wed Dec 18 17:17:03 UTC 2013

On 12/18/2013 9:42 AM, Matt Riedemann wrote:
> The question came up in this patch [1], how do we deprecate and remove
> keys in the notification payload?  In this case I need to deprecate and
> replace the 'instance_type' key with 'flavor' per the associated blueprint.
> [1] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/62430/

By the way, my thinking is it's handled like a deprecated config option, 
you deprecate it for a release, make sure it's documented in the release 
notes and then drop it in the next release. For anyone that hasn't 
switched over they are broken until they start consuming the new key.



Matt Riedemann

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