[openstack-dev] [fuel] FF Exception request for Templates for Networking feature

Sergey Vasilenko svasilenko at mirantis.com
Tue Jul 28 07:57:32 UTC 2015

On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 1:10 PM, Evgeniy L <eli at mirantis.com> wrote:

> Currently network template uses ERB [1] style template language,
> but in fact it's Jinja [2], it was agreed to change it [3], no to confuse
> the user, with ERB which is in fact jinja and doesn't have any ERB
> features.

we have not so much syntax choices for  convenient templating. Network
temptales will be used by system administrators.
The '<%  %>' pair is a de-facto standart in this area. In the puppet world.
Not every system administrator will meaning ERB when seeing '<% %>' pair.
Another pairs (i.e. '<$ $>' , '<< >>', etc) looks more non-standart. Plenty
of syntax features are annoy and make usability of product less convenient.
I propose do not make extra essences on the clean area...

We never say in the docs about ERB. IMHO it's enough for leave '<%  %>' as

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