[openstack-dev] [tc] supporting Go

Monty Taylor mordred at inaugust.com
Wed May 4 19:47:57 UTC 2016

On 05/04/2016 01:31 PM, Fox, Kevin M wrote:
> Explicitly, no. I agree. Implicitly... ? Why bother to even propose joining when you know the rules clearly state that its not acceptable? I don't claim to know what has gone on internally in such teams. I'm just saying just because there hasn't been visible signs here of exclusion doesn't mean exclusion hasn't happened.

At no point in time has the C++ nature of ceph EVER been even an 
implicit blocker for any actions that were desired by either OpenStack 
or Ceph.

There are other issues, such as it being an alternate/competing 
implementation to an existing OpenStack service that was not done by the 
existing OpenStack team. If the ceph team were to decide that they 
wanted to be an OpenStack project instead of an independent project, 
which to my knowledge has never been expressed by them as a desire, that 
would be the important thing to discuss - and it's a thing that should 
not be taken lightly.

As it is, the desire has not be expressed, nor has it be deflected, nor 
has it been blocked. If any of those things _had_ happened, C++ would 
not have been nor would it be a relevant or interesting part of the 

> Thanks,
> Kevin
> ________________________________________
> From: Pete Zaitcev [zaitcev at redhat.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 10:40 AM
> To: Fox, Kevin M
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> Subject: Re: [openstack-dev] [tc] supporting Go
> On Tue, 3 May 2016 22:37:30 +0000
> "Fox, Kevin M" <Kevin.Fox at pnnl.gov> wrote:
>> RadosGW has been excluded from joining the OpenStack community in part
>> due to its use of c++.
> Sounds like sheer lunacy. Nothing like that ever happened, AFAIK.
> -- Pete
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