[openstack-dev] [all] [tc] [ironic] Picking an official name for a subproject (ironic-inspector in this case)

Julien Danjou julien at danjou.info
Fri Dec 4 14:33:58 UTC 2015

On Fri, Dec 04 2015, Dmitry Tantsur wrote:

> Specifically, I'm talking about ironic-inspector, which is a auxiliary service
> under the bare metal program. My first assumption is to prefix with ironic's
> official name, so it should be something like 'baremetal-XXX' or 'baremetal
> XXX'. Is it correct? Which separator is preferred?

FWIW we have 3 different projects under the telemetry umbrella and they
do not share any prefix.

> Next step is choosing the XXX part. The process we implement in
> ironic-inspector is usually referred to as "baremetal introspection" or
> "baremetal inspection". The former is used for our OSC plugin, so I think our
> official name should be one of
> 1. "baremetal<SEPARATOR>introspection" - named after the process we implement
> 2. "baremetal<SEPARATOR>inspector" - using our code name after the official
> ironic project name.

I think 1. makes more sense.

My 2c,

Julien Danjou
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