[openstack-dev] Python API of python-.+client
mjbrightfr at gmail.com
Sun Jun 8 18:01:13 UTC 2014
Thanks a lot Jeremy and Brian, a lot of useful information there.
I'll have a good look at all this to see where I can help.
On 8 June 2014 17:07, Brian Curtin <brian at python.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 8, 2014 at 3:35 AM, Michael Bright <mjbrightfr at gmail.com>
> > I'm interested to know what is the status of the Python API of the
> > python-novaclient, and the Python APIs of other OpenStack clients.
> > On the github page it is written:
> > "There's also a complete Python API, but it has not yet been
> > documented."
> > Having written some bash scripts to automate some tasks this week I
> > I should really have done this in Python, but then
> > when I see this comment this discourages me - but more importantly raises
> > many questions.
> > There are also few examples available on the web for these APIs - though
> > have used them in the past for some v. small scripts.
> > I ask these questions about python-novaclient, but am also interested in
> > they apply to other OpenStack clients.
> > * Are people actually using the Python API ?
> > If so, is it as stable, or more or less stable than the command-line
> > client ?
> > If not why not - are you using other APIs, or just bash scripting
> > the command-line client ?
> > * What are the plans, if any, to improve the situation ?
> > Is it just a question of someone stepping up and writing
> documentation ?
> > Is there a clear idea of what needs to be done ?
> > Are there bugs open against the documentation for this API (Sorry
> not to
> > spend the time to search right now ...)
> There's currently a new effort going on right now to reimagine all of
> those separate per-service tools into one complete SDK (libraries,
> CLIs, docs, examples, etc in one place), but it's early in the
> process. https://github.com/stackforge/python-openstacksdk and
> https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/PythonOpenStackSDK have some details,
> and we're actively meeting on Tuesdays at 1900, and hang out in the
> #openstack-sdks room.
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