[openstack-dev] [tc] supporting Go

Thierry Carrez thierry at openstack.org
Thu May 12 12:01:11 UTC 2016

Robert Collins wrote:
> [...]
> So, given that that is the model - why is language part of it? Yes,
> there are minimum overheads to having a given language in CI [...]

By "minimum" do you mean that they are someone else's problem ?

There are economics at play here. Adding a language simplifies the work 
of some and make more work for others. Obviously "some" see mostly 
benefits and "others" see mostly drawbacks. You're just creating an 

So rather than shifting workloads to someone else or pretending there is 
no problem, let's take the time to calmly measure the cost, see what 
resources we have lined up to address that cost, and make a decision 
from there.

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Externality

Thierry Carrez (ttx)

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