[openstack-dev] [nova] Placement API WSGI code -- let's just use flask

Sean Dague sean at dague.net
Tue Jun 21 14:54:30 UTC 2016

On 06/21/2016 10:11 AM, Clint Byrum wrote:
> Excerpts from Sean Dague's message of 2016-06-21 09:10:00 -0400:
>> The amount of wsgi glue above Routes / Paste is pretty minimal (after
>> you get rid of all the extensions facilities).
>> Templating and Session handling are things we don't need. We're not a
>> webapp, we're a REST service. Saying that using a web app framework is
>> better than a little bit of wsgi glue seems weird to me.
> Actually we do have sessions. We just call them "tokens".

But that's not traditional sessions that use cookies and keep some
persistent state over the course of the session (besides auth). Which is
the kind of session support that these frameworks tend to provide.


Sean Dague

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