[openstack-dev] better name for placement

Doug Hellmann doug at doughellmann.com
Tue Sep 4 15:44:41 UTC 2018

Excerpts from Chris Dent's message of 2018-09-04 15:32:12 +0100:
> On Tue, 4 Sep 2018, Jay Pipes wrote:
> > Is there a reason we couldn't have openstack-placement be the package name?
> I would hope we'd be able to do that, and probably should do that.
> 'openstack-placement' seems a find pypi package name for a think
> from which you do 'import placement' to do some openstack stuff,
> yeah?

That's still a pretty generic name for the top-level import, but I think
the only real risk is that the placement service couldn't be installed
at the same time as another package owned by someone else that used that
top-level name. I'm not sure how much of a risk that really is.

> Last I checked the concept of the package name is sort of put off
> until we have passing tests, but we're nearly there on that.

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