[openstack-dev] [qa][tempest] "kwargs" of service clients for POST/PUT methods

GHANSHYAM MANN ghanshyammann at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 02:48:57 UTC 2015

On Thu, Jul 9, 2015 at 9:39 AM, Ken'ichi Ohmichi <ken1ohmichi at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2015-07-08 16:42 GMT+09:00 Ken'ichi Ohmichi <ken1ohmichi at gmail.com>:
>> 2015-07-08 14:07 GMT+09:00 GHANSHYAM MANN <ghanshyammann at gmail.com>:
>>> On Wed, Jul 8, 2015 at 12:27 PM, Ken'ichi Ohmichi <ken1ohmichi at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> By defining all parameters on each method like update_quota_set(), it
>>>> is easy to know what parameters are available from caller/programer
>>>> viewpoint.
>>> I think this can be achieved with former approach also by defining all
>>> expected param in doc string properly.
>> You are exactly right.
>> But current service clients contain 187 methods *only for Nova* and
>> most methods don't contain enough doc string.
>> So my previous hope which was implied was we could avoid writing doc
>> string with later approach.
> I am thinking it is very difficult to maintain doc string of REST APIs
> in tempest-lib because APIs continue changing.
> So instead of doing it, how about putting the link of official API
> document[1] in tempest-lib and concentrating on maintaining official
> API document?
> OpenStack APIs are huge now and It doesn't seem smart to maintain
> these docs at different places.

++, this will be great. Even API links can be provided in both class
doc string as well as each method doc string (link to specific API).
This will improve API ref docs quality and maintainability.

> Thanks
> Ken Ohmichi
> ---
> [1]: http://developer.openstack.org/api-ref.html
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Thanks & Regards
Ghanshyam Mann

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