[openstack-dev] [tc] supporting Go

Shinobu Kinjo shinobu.kj at gmail.com
Wed May 4 10:02:52 UTC 2016

Could we kindly stop discussing radosgw at this moment?

On Wed, May 4, 2016 at 6:47 PM, Thierry Carrez <thierry at openstack.org> wrote:
> Fox, Kevin M wrote:
>> RadosGW has been excluded from joining the OpenStack community in part due
>> to its use of c++.
> I'm not sure I'd use the word "excluded" since RadosGW was never actually
> proposed. Maybe our past Python-centricity discouraged them to apply, but
> that's conjecture.
>> Now that we're talking about alternate languages, that may be on the table
>> now?
> It's been a possibility for the last 8 months.
> That said, my personal view is that we should accept additional languages
> when the current set of accepted languages is suboptimal for something we
> want to write or create. A technical benefit to outweigh the community
> fragmentation and increase in infrastructure tasks that result from adding
> that language.
> I'm less convinced that we should add a language for the sole benefit of
> being able to absorb an existing project into OpenStack which happens to be
> written in a specific language. Especially if the then-supported set of
> languages could provide the same technical benefits.
> --
> Thierry Carrez (ttx)
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