[openstack-dev] [tc][cinder] tag:follows-standard-deprecation should be removed

Erno Kuvaja ekuvaja at redhat.com
Thu Aug 11 12:59:54 UTC 2016

On Thu, Aug 11, 2016 at 1:32 PM, Doug Hellmann <doug at doughellmann.com> wrote:
> Excerpts from Erno Kuvaja's message of 2016-08-11 12:26:59 +0100:
>> Hi all,
>> As follow up on the mailing list discussion [0], gerrit activity
>> [1][2] and cinder 3rd party CI policy [3] I'd like to initiate
>> discussion how Cinder follows, or rather does not follow, the standard
>> deprecation policy [4] as the project has been tagged on the assert
>> page [5].
>> I'm not here to argue about the justification or rightfulness of the
>> Cinder policy regarding the drivers with 3rd party CI. (quite frankly
>> I think the Cinder policy makes lots of sense and thus propose the
>> removal of the tag rather than change of that policy) Just stating the
>> obvious that the Cinder policy does not comply with the
>> follows-standard-deprecation and thus the tag should be removed from
>> Cinder.
>> Best,
>> Erno (jokke) Kuvaja
>> [0] http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2016-August/100717.html
>> [1] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/348032/
>> [2] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/348042/
>> [3] https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Cinder/tested-3rdParty-drivers
>> [4] https://governance.openstack.org/reference/tags/assert_follows-standard-deprecation.html#requirements
>> [5] https://governance.openstack.org/reference/tags/assert_follows-standard-deprecation.html#application-to-current-projects
> Can you be more specific about what you mean? Are you saying that
> the policy isn't being followed because the drivers were removed
> without a deprecation period, or is there something else to it?
> Doug

Yes, that's how I see it. Cinder's own policy is that the drivers can
be removed without any warning to the consumers while the standard
deprecation policy defines quite strict lines about informing the
consumer of the functionality deprecation before it gets removed.

- Erno

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