[openstack-dev] [Swift] going forward
thierry at openstack.org
Tue May 3 08:01:21 UTC 2016
John Dickinson wrote:
> At the summit last week, the Swift community spent a lot of time discussing the feature/hummingbird branch. (For those who don't know, the feature/hummingbird branch contains some parts of Swift which have been reimplemented in Go.)
> As a result of that summit discussion, we have a plan and a goal: we will integrate a subset of the current hummingbird work into Swift's master branch, and the future will contain both Python and Go code. We are starting with the object server and replication layer.
As you move from experimentation in feature branches to a more long-term
plan, it would be great if you could formally propose the support of Go
as an officially-supported language in OpenStack, following the
That will help in clarifying our stance there and should kick off
interesting side discussions on infrastructure/QA support.
Thierry Carrez (ttx)
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