[openstack-dev] [ceilometer] resource_metadata and metaquery

Julien Danjou julien at danjou.info
Thu Jan 24 08:39:16 UTC 2013

On Wed, Jan 23 2013, Jay Pipes wrote:

> In this specific case, I believe the Ceilometer folks are adding, or
> actively working on adding, pieces to Oslo that match the work they did
> on the new Pecan-based WSGI router framework. I think the reason that
> they use Oslo now is because they copied in a whole chunk of Nova code
> to begin the project -- for expedience's sake -- and then after working
> with the Oslo team saw that it would be cleaner to use Oslo and
> contribute fixes back into it. Ceilo contributors, please correct me if
> I am wrong!

You're correct. We didn't even copied a lot of things from nova, we
Python-imported theses directly from nova, method-overriding some
classes sometimes, which was a PITA since nova changed without warning
us (which is their right anyway).

> I totally understand the pressure to get things working and make
> progress, trust me. :) This was merely a gentle nudge to remember that
> there is benefit in code re-use that often trumps short-term gains in
> productivity.


Julien Danjou
;; Free Software hacker & freelance
;; http://julien.danjou.info
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