[openstack-dev] [api][nova][ironic] Microversion API HTTP header

Dmitry Tantsur divius.inside at gmail.com
Tue Jun 16 12:00:01 UTC 2015

16 июня 2015 г. 13:52 пользователь "Jay Pipes" <jaypipes at gmail.com> написал:
> On 06/16/2015 04:36 AM, Alex Xu wrote:
>> So if our min_version is 2.1 and the max_version is 2.50. That means
>> alternative implementations need implement all the 50 versions
>> api...that sounds pain...
> Yes, it's pain, but it's no different than someone who is following the
Amazon EC2 API, which cuts releases at a regular (sometimes every 2-3
weeks) clip.
> In Amazon-land, the releases are date-based, instead of
microversion/incrementing version-based, but the idea is essentially the
> There is GREAT value to having an API mean ONE thing and ONE thing only.
It means that developers can code against something that isn't like
quicksand -- constantly changing meanings.

Being one of such developers, I only see this "value" for breaking changes.

> Best,
> -jay
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