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

Jay Pipes jaypipes at gmail.com
Fri Feb 5 19:27:09 UTC 2016


On 02/05/2016 02:24 PM, Sean Dague wrote:
> On 02/05/2016 02:09 PM, Jay Pipes wrote:
>> On 02/05/2016 08:38 AM, Dean Troyer wrote:
>>> On Fri, Feb 5, 2016 at 7:00 AM, Chris Dent <cdent+os at anticdent.org
>>> <mailto:cdent+os at anticdent.org>> wrote:
>>>      I think this discussion is dancing around the edges of a
>>> referendum on
>>>      the "duplication" aspect of the big tent.
>>> It is also dancing around the separation of 'API' from
>>> 'implementation'.  There is a long-standing disagreement on whether
>>> OpenStack APIs can/should stand on their own, or simply be defined as
>>> 'whatever project Foo implements'.
>> I think you know my opinion on this matter :)
>> My belief is that we should have a single curated, consistent, and
>> governed OpenStack API, a reference implementation of that API, and the
>> ability to have competing implementations of that API to encourage
>> innovation.
> I feel like this is gone a bit "dead horse" of track from the question
> at hand. Which brings us in danger of ending up on solution #3 (do
> nothing, we're all burned out from having to discuss things anyway, lets
> farm goats).
> I'd ask for folks to try to stay on the original question:
> What possible naming standards could we adopt, and what are the preferences.
>  From that we can move towards any implementation needed for that.
> 	-Sean

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