[openstack-dev] [all] the trouble with names

Sean Dague sean at dague.net
Fri Feb 5 18:00:57 UTC 2016

On 02/05/2016 12:16 PM, Ryan Brown wrote:
> On 02/05/2016 09:08 AM, michael mccune wrote:
>> On 02/04/2016 12:57 PM, Hayes, Graham wrote:
>>> On 04/02/2016 15:40, Ryan Brown wrote:
> [snipped lots]
>>>> This isn't a perfect solution, but maybe instead of projects.yml there
>>>> could be a `registry.yml` project that would (of course) have all the
>>>> project.yml "in-tent" projects, but also merge in external project
>>>> requests for namespaces?
>>> Where ever it is stored, could this be a solid place for the api-wg to
>>> codify the string that should be shown in the catalog / headers /
>>> other places by services?
>> this seems like a reasonable approach, the big downside might be
>> grooming the "dibs" list. we could have projects that expect to go
>> somewhere, register their name, then never achieve "lift-off". in these
>> cases we would need to release those names back into the free pool.
> There could be some kind of reaping process, say every January send an
> email to every project with outstanding "dibs" to check that they still
> exist and want that name.
> I think a 1 year TTL would be a good starting spot, does that help?
> [snipped more]

Personally, I don't feel like reservations should exist for non
OpenStack projects. That's just squatting and locks away resources from
actual openstack projects.


Sean Dague

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