[openstack-dev] [TripleO] [Tuskar] Terminology Revival #1 - Roles

Jason Rist jrist at redhat.com
Tue Jan 28 14:26:40 UTC 2014

I thought we were avoiding using overcloud and undercloud within the UI?


On 01/28/2014 03:04 AM, Tzu-Mainn Chen wrote:
> I've spent some time thinking about this, and I have a clarification.
> I don't like the use of the word 'deployment', because it's not exact
> enough for me.  Future plans for the tuskar-ui include management of the
> undercloud as well, and at that point, 'deployment role' becomes vague, as
> it could also logically apply to the undercloud.
> For that reason, I think we should call it an 'overcloud deployment role',
> or 'overcloud role' for short.
> That being said, I think that the UI could get away with just displaying
> 'Role', as presumably the user would be in a page with enough context to
> make it clear that he's in the overcloud section.
> Mainn
> ----- Original Message -----
>> I'd argue that we should call it 'overcloud role' - at least from the
>> modeling
>> point of view - since the tuskar-api calls a deployment an overcloud.
>> But I like the general direction of the term-renaming!
>> Mainn

Jason E. Rist
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Red Hat, Inc.
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