[openstack-dev] [neutron][all] when can we drop XML support in neutronclient? Now?

Armando M. armamig at gmail.com
Thu Dec 3 16:48:26 UTC 2015

On 3 December 2015 at 08:33, Ihar Hrachyshka <ihrachys at redhat.com> wrote:

> Akihiro Motoki <amotoki at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>> python-neutronclient still has XML support of Neutron API.
>> I would like to discuss when we drop XML support in neutronclient.
>> Neutron API XML suppoort was marked as deprecated in Icehouse and Juno
>> and was dropped in Kilo. Juno is now EOL and we have no gate testing which
>> requires XML support. This is a minimum requirement.
>> From this point, we can drop XML support now.
>> Another point is users who are OpenStack clouds using Juno or older
>> versions
>> may use the latest python-neutronclient.
>> XML support in Neutron was deprecated since Icehouse, and if our
>> deprecation
>> notice works, XML API is used only in cloud deployed before Icehouse.
>> In addition, older versions of neutronclient are available from
>> various distributions and PyPI.
>> Do we need to continue XML support for users of such cloud?
>> Note that we no longer have a way to test XML API support is functional.
>> Thanks,
>> Akihiro
> Let’s not pretend anything ungated works in OpenStack world. If we don’t
> have infra to validate it, we should kill the support for it.

Kill it already! :)

> Ihar
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