[openstack-dev] [Nova] State machines in Nova

Miles Gould mgould at redhat.com
Thu Jun 2 15:31:11 UTC 2016

On 01/06/16 13:50, Andrew Laski wrote:
> This is a great point. I think most people have an implicit assumption
> that the state machine will be exposed to end users via the API. I would
> like to avoid that for exactly the reason you've mentioned. Of course
> we'll want to expose something to users but whatever that is should be
> loosely coupled with the internal states that actually drive the system.

That would probably help, but think about how you'll handle things when 
you have to make changes to the client-visible representation :-)


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