[openstack-dev] [nova][api] New micro-version needed for api bug fix or not?

John Garbutt john at johngarbutt.com
Wed Jun 3 12:25:28 UTC 2015

On 3 June 2015 at 12:52, Jay Pipes <jaypipes at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 06/03/2015 02:34 AM, Chris Friesen wrote:
>> On 06/03/2015 12:16 AM, Jens Rosenboom wrote:
>>> I'm wondering though whether the current API behaviour here should be
>>> changed more generally. Is there a plausible reason to silently
>>> discard options that are not allowed for non-admins? For me it would
>>> make more sense to return an error in that case.
>> If we're bumping the microversion anyways, I'd be in favor of having
>> that throw an error rather than silently ignore options.
>> You could maybe even have a helpful "those options require admin
>> privileges" error message that gets displayed to the user.
> ++


We must keep adding this sort of validation as we evolve v2.1

This is a one of the big changes in the "default behaviour" since
v2.0, validate input, and make things discoverable, rather than
silently fail.


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