[openstack-dev] [Nova] Seperate out 'soft-deleted' instances from 'deleted' ones?

Dan Smith dms at danplanet.com
Tue Jul 16 15:25:19 UTC 2013

> > I'd like to see if there are any opinions on if this should come
> > back as 'SOFT_DELETED' or if everyone is OK with mapping
> > soft-delete to 'DELETED' in the v3 API?
> I would like to see them merged.  Having multiple kinds of deleted 
> records is really confusing, and leads to bugs.  The more public we
> make this, the harder it will be to fix it in the future.

My preference is that we only expose one type of "deleted" state. I've
not yet seen a compelling reason to do otherwise.


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