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Joe Topjian joe at topjian.net
Fri Sep 22 14:45:19 UTC 2017

On Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 7:03 AM, Jay Pipes <jaypipes at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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?

Sure: https://github.com/gophercloud/gophercloud/issues/441
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