[openstack-dev] More on the topic of DELIMITER, the Quota Management Library proposal

Amrith Kumar amrith at tesora.com
Fri Apr 22 15:28:37 UTC 2016

++++ to that. It is sorely needed. My way of trying to go there complicated the API too much.

Let me know if I can help in any way, but you already knew that.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jay Pipes [mailto:jaypipes at gmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, April 22, 2016 11:19 AM
> To: openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org
> Subject: Re: [openstack-dev] More on the topic of DELIMITER, the Quota
> Management Library proposal
> On 04/22/2016 07:51 AM, Amrith Kumar wrote:
> > If it doesn't make it harder, I would like to see if we can make the
> > quota API take care of the ordering of requests. i.e. if the quota API
> > is an extension of Jay's example and accepts some data structure
> > (dict?) with all the claims that a project wants to make for some
> > operation, and then proceeds to make those claims for the project in
> > the consistent order, I think it would be of some value.
> Amrith, above you hit upon a critical missing piece: a *consistent*,
> *versioned* way of representing the set of resources and capabilities for
> a particular request.
> Each service project has its own different expectations for the format of
> these requested resources and capabilities. I would love to get to a
> single, oslo.versioned_objects way of describing the request for some
> resources and capabilities.
> I'm working on a spec that proposes standardizing the qualitative side of
> the request (the capabilities). In Nova, we're getting close to
> standardizing the quantitative side of the request (resources).
> Hopefully before too long I'll have a spec up that explains my vision of
> this unified request representation.
> Best,
> -jay
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