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

Monty Taylor mordred at inaugust.com
Fri Oct 9 15:13:54 UTC 2015

On 10/09/2015 10:39 AM, Sean Dague wrote:
> 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.

Just so folks know, the collection of existing service catalogs has been 


It now includes a new and correct catalog for Rackspace Private (the 
previous entry was just a copy of Rackspace Public) as well as entries 
for every public cloud I have an account on.

Hopefully that is useful information for folks looking at this.

> 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 -
> https://github.com/openstack/nova/blob/2dc2153c289c9d5d7e9827a4908b0ca61d87dabb/nova/context.py#L126-L132
> 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.
> Thanks,
> 	-Sean

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