[openstack-dev] [ironic] RFC: stop using launchpad milestones and blueprints

Dmitry Tantsur dtantsur at redhat.com
Mon Dec 7 13:50:17 UTC 2015

On 12/07/2015 02:42 PM, Doug Hellmann wrote:
> Excerpts from Dmitry Tantsur's message of 2015-12-07 13:18:22 +0100:
>> On 12/07/2015 10:48 AM, Thierry Carrez wrote:
>>> Dmitry Tantsur wrote:
>>>> 2015-12-04 18:26 GMT+01:00 Doug Hellmann <doug at doughellmann.com
>>>> <mailto:doug at doughellmann.com>>:
>> <snip>
>>>>       Please don't delete anything older than Mitaka.
>>>> Do you have any hints how to not confuse users in this case?
>>> I think what Doug means is you should not delete existing closed
>>> milestones like:
>>> https://launchpad.net/ironic/kilo/2015.1.0
>>> or:
>>> https://launchpad.net/ironic/liberty/4.2.0
>>> since we use the Launchpad pages there as the list of features and bugs
>>> fixed for those pre-reno releases.
>>> Deleting those milestones would lose useful user information for no
>>> gain: you can't use them anymore (since they are closed) so they are
>>> unlikely to confuse anyone ?
>> I wonder how to avoid giving impression that development has stopped on
>> 4.2.0. E.g. Launchpad would show 4.2.0 as the last released tarball, as
>> we no longer push tarballs to launchpad.
> I think the fact that we'll be announcing new releases by pointing
> to other URLs (the releases site, for example) will help avoid that
> sort of confusion. You could also add a note to the top of the project
> page on launchpad.


> If, over time, we see a lot of folks actually confused about the
> move we can figure out a way to migrate the old data elsewhere so
> it can be deleted. But that's not going to happen this cycle, so
> please leave it intact for now.

Understood, thanks for explanation. So I withdraw suggestion #2.

> Doug
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