[openstack-dev] Requests + urllib3 + distro packages

Thomas Goirand zigo at debian.org
Thu Oct 15 20:11:23 UTC 2015

On 10/15/2015 12:08 PM, Cory Benfield wrote:
>> On 14 Oct 2015, at 23:23, Thomas Goirand <zigo at debian.org> wrote:
>> Though you could have avoid all of this pain if you were not bundling.
>> Isn't all of this make you re-think your vendorizing policy? Or still
>> not? I'm asking because I still didn't read your answer about the
>> important question: since you aren't using specially crafted versions of
>> urllib3 anymore, and now only using official releases, what's the reason
>> that keeps you vendorizing? Not trying to convince you here, just trying
>> to understand.
> Again, I’m not being drawn into this discussion here.
> Let me make one point, though. There are three people involved in a
> decision-making role on the requests project, and this is an important
> issue to every member of the team. This policy has been part of the
> requests project for a very long time, and we aren’t going to change
> it in a short space of time: I’m certainly not going to unilaterally
> do so. All I can promise you is that we continue to talk about this
> internally, and if we *unanimously* feel comfortable changing our policy
> we will do so. Until then, I’m happy to do my best to accommodate as
> many people as possible (which in this case I believe we have done).
> Cory

Hi Cory,

Thanks for the above. However, it is still frustrating to not understand
your motivations, which was the only thing that pushed me to write these
lines (ie: still not trying to convince you...).


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