[openstack-dev] [all][api] late addition to forum schedule

Dmitry Tantsur dtantsur at redhat.com
Fri May 18 09:38:56 UTC 2018

On 05/18/2018 12:23 AM, Matt Riedemann wrote:
> On 5/17/2018 11:02 AM, Doug Hellmann wrote:
>> After some discussion on twitter and IRC, we've added a new session to
>> the Forum schedule for next week to discuss our options for cleaning up
>> some of the design/technical debt in our REST APIs.
> Not to troll too hard here, but it's kind of frustrating to see that twitter 
> trumps people actually proposing sessions on time and then having them be rejected.
>> The session description:
>>    The introduction of microversions in OpenStack APIs added a
>>    mechanism to incrementally change APIs without breaking users.
>>    We're now at the point where people would like to start making
>>    old things go away, which means we need to hammer out a plan and
>>    potentially put it forward as a community goal.
>> [1]https://www.openstack.org/summit/vancouver-2018/summit-schedule/events/21881/api-debt-cleanup 
> This also came up at the Pike PTG in Atlanta:
> https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/ptg-architecture-workgroup
> See the "raising the minimum microversion" section. The TODO was Ironic was 
> going to go off and do this and see how much people freaked out. What's changed 
> since then besides that not happening? Since I'm not on twitter, I don't know 
> what new thing prompted this.

Jim was driving this effort, then he left and it went into limbo. I'm not sure 
we're still interested in doing that, given the overall backlog.

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