[openstack-dev] [all] service catalog: TNG

Sean Dague sean at dague.net
Fri Oct 9 14:39:58 UTC 2015

It looks like some great conversation got going on the service catalog
standardization spec / discussion at the last cross project meeting.
Sorry I wasn't there to participate.

A lot of that ended up in here (which was an ether pad stevemar and I
started working on the other day) -
https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/mitaka-service-catalog which is great.

A couple of things that would make this more useful:

1) if you are commenting, please (ircnick) your comments. It's not easy
to always track down folks later if the comment was not understood.

2) please provide link to code when explaining a point. Github supports
the ability to very nicely link to (and highlight) a range of code by a
stable object ref. For instance -

That will make comments about X does Y, or Z can't do W, more clear
because we'll all be looking at the same chunk of code and start to
build more shared context here. One of the reasons this has been long
and difficult is that we're missing a lot of that shared context between
projects. Reassembling that by reading each other's relevant code will
go a long way to understanding the whole picture.

Lastly, I think it's pretty clear we probably need a dedicated workgroup
meeting to keep this ball rolling, come to a reasonable plan that
doesn't break any existing deployed code, but lets us get to a better
world in a few cycles. annegentle, stevemar, and I have been pushing on
that ball so far, however I'd like to know who else is willing to commit
a chunk of time over this cycle to this. Once we know that we can try to
figure out when a reasonable weekly meeting point would be.



Sean Dague

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