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

Jim Rollenhagen jim at jimrollenhagen.com
Fri May 18 12:07:05 UTC 2018

On Fri, May 18, 2018 at 5:38 AM, Dmitry Tantsur <dtantsur at redhat.com> wrote:

> 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-sc
>>> hedule/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.

Well, I'm still interested in doing this, but don't really have the time :(

// jim
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