[openstack-dev] [all] Versioned objects cross project sessions next steps
robertc at robertcollins.net
Thu Nov 13 06:12:19 UTC 2014
On 11 November 2014 13:30, Angus Salkeld <asalkeld at mirantis.com> wrote:
> Hi all
> I just wanted to make sure we are all under the same understanding of the
> outcomes and what the next steps for the versioned objects session are.
> 1. There is a lot of interest in other projects using oslo versioned objects
> and it is worth progressing with this
> 2. jpipes and jharlow suggested experimenting/investigating google protocol
> buffers (https://developers.google.com/protocol-buffers/) instead of the
> custom serialization and version code. This *could* be an implementation
> detail, but also could make the adoption by nova more complicated (as it has
> a different mechanism in place).
> 3. vish brought up one draw back of versioned objects: the difficulty in
> cherry picking commits for stable branches - Is this a show stopper?.
> Next steps:
> - Jay suggested making a second spec that would lay out what it would look
> like if we used google protocol buffers.
> - Dan: do you need some help in making this happen, do we need some
> - Are there any other concrete things we can do to get this usable by other
> projects in a timely manner?
+1 on protocol buffers, but perhaps
http://kentonv.github.io/capnproto/ could be considered: its protocol
buffers v2 basically - from one of the originators of protocol
buffers. It has Python support available too, just like protocol
Robert Collins <rbtcollins at hp.com>
HP Converged Cloud
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