[openstack-dev] JavaScript RoadMap for OpenStack Newton

Monty Taylor mordred at inaugust.com
Thu Apr 21 17:18:57 UTC 2016

On 04/21/2016 10:35 AM, Michael Krotscheck wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 21, 2016 at 8:28 AM Monty Taylor <mordred at inaugust.com
> <mailto:mordred at inaugust.com>> wrote:
>     On 04/21/2016 10:05 AM, Hayes, Graham wrote:
>      > On 21/04/2016 15:39, Michael Krotscheck wrote:
>      >> 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
>     config.
> I see absolutely ZERO reason why we shouldn't just use an existing
> configuration format. Except, well, maybe this: https://xkcd.com/927/
> The only existing user of a custom config file we have right now is
> ironic-webclient, and its code is really more "how do I load it" rather
> than "how do I parse it. Updating it should not be difficult, and as we
> don't have a release yet, I don't anticipate any backwards compatibility
> issues.
> Code, for reference:
> http://git.openstack.org/cgit/openstack/ironic-webclient/tree/app/js/modules/openstack/configuration.js

Neat! Maybe let's find a time at the summit to sit down and look through 
things. I'm guessing that adding a second language consumer to the 
config will raise a ton of useful questions around documentation, data 
format, etc - but those will likely be super valuable to find, document 
or fix.


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