[openstack-dev] [javascript] Linters

Matthias Runge mrunge at redhat.com
Mon Jun 8 08:51:46 UTC 2015

On Fri, Jun 05, 2015 at 07:26:24PM +0000, Michael Krotscheck wrote:
> Right now, there are several JS linters in use in OpenStack: JSHint, JSCS,
> and Eslint. I really would like to only use one of them, so that I can
> figure out how to sanely share the configuration between projects.
> Can all those who have a strong opinion please stand up and state their
> opinions?
> Michael

jshint: still non-free license [1]

eslint seems to require to sign a CLA, if we come across an issue and
were going to fix that.

jscs seems to be the utility, cool kids are using. As expected, it
requires node. It has seen 3 releases within 3 months, or 5 in 4 months. 
My question here would be: how are we going to handle changes here over
a release (and how to keep this running on the gate for released


[1] https://github.com/jshint/jshint/blob/master/src/jshint.js#L19

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