[openstack-dev] [Neutron] Group Based Policy and the way forward

Russell Bryant rbryant at redhat.com
Wed Aug 6 13:02:38 UTC 2014

On 08/05/2014 05:24 PM, Sumit Naiksatam wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 5, 2014 at 1:41 PM, Jay Pipes <jaypipes at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 08/05/2014 04:26 PM, Stephen Wong wrote:
>>> Agreed with Kevin and Sumit here. As a subgroup we talked about Nova
>>> integration, and the preliminary idea, as Bob alluded to, is to add
>>> "endpoint" as an option in place of Neutron port. But if we can make
>>> Nova EPG-aware, it would be great.
>> Is anyone listening to what I'm saying? The term "endpoint" is obtuse and
>> completely disregards the existing denotation of the word "endpoint" in use
>> in OpenStack today.
> Yes, listening, absolutely. I acknowledged your point in this thread
> as well as on the review. Your suggestion on the thread seemed to be
> to document this better and clarify. Is that sufficient for moving
> forward, or are you thinking something else?

I agree with Jay's concern here.  I think using the term "endpoint" at
all is problematic and should be renamed to something else.  As Jay has
stated, "endpoint" is already a well defined and completely different
concept in OpenStack.  What's being created here should be called
something else.

Russell Bryant

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