[openstack-dev] JavaScript RoadMap for OpenStack Newton

Monty Taylor mordred at inaugust.com
Thu Apr 21 15:23:59 UTC 2016

On 04/21/2016 10:05 AM, Hayes, Graham wrote:
> On 21/04/2016 15:39, Michael Krotscheck wrote:
> [...]
>> New: js-openstacklib
>> This new project will be incubated as a single, gate-tested JavaScript
>> API client library for the OpenStack API’s. Its audience is software
>> engineers who wish to build their own user interface using modern
>> javascript tools. As we cannot predict downstream use cases, special
>> care will be taken to ensure the project’s release artifacts can
>> eventually support both browser and server based applications.
>> Philosophically, we will be taking a page from the
>> python-openstackclient book, and avoid creating a new project for each
>> of OpenStack’s services. We can make sure our release artifacts can be
>> used piecemeal, however trying to maintain code consistency across
>> multiple different projects is a hard lesson that others have already
>> learned for us. Let’s not do that again.

I'd love to chat about js-openstacklib supporting clouds.yaml files for 

> python-openstackclient does require the creation of a new repo for each
> project (unless you are one of the chosen few).
> Does this mean you will accept all projects to the library, or just
> selected projects?

Not being a person who is doing the work on this, I would counsel 
accepting all projects to the library. We have done that in shade and 
os-client-config and have not had any problems with it.

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