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Jay Pipes jaypipes at gmail.com
Fri Sep 22 13:03:58 UTC 2017

On 09/21/2017 11:37 PM, Joe Topjian wrote:
>     Microversions also reared their head in the form of a long
>     discussion about how SDK developers and users are consuming
>     microversions at a very granular level. This discussion opened many
>     surprised eyes as we learned how different SDK platforms deal with
>     microversions, and what exactly are the best practices. We agreed
>     that it is generally good for an SDK to shield its users from the
>     details of microversions, but to allow power users to access them if
>     they care to.
> I wanted to add some notes about this.
> I wasn't able to attend the PTG but I was delighted that somehow this 
> topic came up - and it looks like it was a very in-depth conversation, 
> too. The etherpad notes look to have accurately summarized the 
> difficulty we're having with microversions in Gophercloud.
> Difficult as the problem is, we're not exactly stuck... yet, anyway. As 
> one of the maintainers of Gophercloud, one thing I wanted to mention is 
> that there shouldn't be a concern of communication problems or anything 
> of the sort (ie: why haven't these Gophercloud guys reached out??). 
> While the discussion of microversions has been going on for almost two 
> months, we only have, at best, a couple of hours a week to research 
> solutions. If either we reach a solution or unfortunately come up short, 
> I plan to post to the api-consumer list with a story of the experience, 
> feedback, and/or a call for help that we're flat out stuck. At the 
> moment, anything more would be commentating the sport of virtual 
> whiteboarding :)
> On the topic of microversions itself, I'm finding this to be a fun 
> challenge. I like the core goals of microversions, and given that there 
> isn't precedence for this type of thing (unless I'm mistaken) makes it 
> more fun. I do hope that we can implement a solution that enables users 
> of Gophercloud to easily leverage microversions and do some really cool 
> stuff.

Hi Joe!

I'd be interested in helping out. Can you point me to where you're 
tracking issues related to microversion support on GH?


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