[openstack-dev] [tc] supporting Go

Doug Hellmann doug at doughellmann.com
Wed May 4 12:45:06 UTC 2016

Excerpts from Hayes, Graham's message of 2016-05-03 23:29:11 +0000:
> On 03/05/2016 17:03, John Dickinson wrote:
> > TC,
> >
> > In reference to http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2016-May/093680.html and Thierry's reply, I'm currently drafting a TC resolution to update http://governance.openstack.org/resolutions/20150901-programming-languages.html to include Go as a supported language in OpenStack projects.
> >
> > As a starting point, what would you like to see addressed in the document I'm drafting?
> >
> > --John
> >
> >
> >
> Great - I was about to write a thread like this :)
> Designate is looking to move a single component of ours to Go - and we
> were wondering what was the best way to do it.
> The current policy does allow for the TC to bless different languages
> on a case by case basis - do we need to go from just python and JS to
> allowing all projects to use go, or should the TC approve (or
> disapprove) the swift and designate requests?
> I think the swift and designate changes might be a good test case to
> see how the build / mirroring / packaging / artifact / library issues
> shake out.

Indeed, having 2 cases will help avoid baking any project-specific
assumptions into the testing and build interfaces. I hope the Designate
and Swift teams can work together to identify and document the necessary


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