[openstack-dev] [OpenStack-Dev] Cherry picking commit from oslo-incubator

Doug Hellmann doug.hellmann at dreamhost.com
Thu Jan 23 15:01:16 UTC 2014

On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 11:59 AM, Ben Nemec <openstack at nemebean.com> wrote:

> On 2014-01-22 06:32, Sean Dague wrote:
>> I think we need to graduate things to stable interfaces a lot faster.
>> Realizing that stable just means "have to deprecate to change it". So
>> the interface is still changeable, just requires standard deprecation
>> techniques. Which we are trying to get more python libraries to do
>> anyway, so it would be good if we built up a bunch of best practices here.
>>         -Sean
> Big +1 to this.  Eliminating the sync process is going to be the cleanest
> solution for the code that is stable enough to be usable with things like
> automatic syncs.  The less code that is left in incubator, the easier the
> syncs will be.
> That said, I think there's only a few people (Doug, Mark, and Thierry?)
> who have done the promote to library thing, and I will admit I don't have a
> good handle on what is involved.  It may be that we need better
> documentation of that process so more people can help out with it.  I know
> Michael Still mentioned he was planning to graduate lockutils but didn't
> know exactly how.

I've outlined what I see as the likely set of libraries for the current set
of incubated code already, as well as some implementation changes I would
like to see before approving graduation in a separate thread. Documenting
that process is next on my list. 


> -Ben
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