[openstack-dev] [oslo][taskflow] Thoughts on moving taskflow out of openstack/oslo
harlowja at fastmail.com
Wed Oct 17 15:59:08 UTC 2018
Dmitry Tantsur wrote:
> On 10/10/18 7:41 PM, Greg Hill wrote:
>> I've been out of the openstack loop for a few years, so I hope this
>> reaches the right folks.
>> Josh Harlow (original author of taskflow and related libraries) and I
>> have been discussing the option of moving taskflow out of the
>> openstack umbrella recently. This move would likely also include the
>> futurist and automaton libraries that are primarily used by taskflow.
> Just for completeness: futurist and automaton are also heavily relied on
> by ironic without using taskflow.
When did futurist get used??? nice :)
(I knew automaton was, but maybe I knew futurist was to and I forgot, lol).
>> The idea would be to just host them on github and use the regular
>> Github features for Issues, PRs, wiki, etc, in the hopes that this
>> would spur more development. Taskflow hasn't had any substantial
>> contributions in several years and it doesn't really seem that the
>> current openstack devs have a vested interest in moving it forward. I
>> would like to move it forward, but I don't have an interest in being
>> bound by the openstack workflow (this is why the project stagnated as
>> core reviewers were pulled on to other projects and couldn't keep up
>> with the review backlog, so contributions ground to a halt).
>> I guess I'm putting it forward to the larger community. Does anyone
>> have any objections to us doing this? Are there any non-obvious
>> technicalities that might make such a transition difficult? Who would
>> need to be made aware so they could adjust their own workflows?
>> Or would it be preferable to just fork and rename the project so
>> openstack can continue to use the current taskflow version without
>> worry of us breaking features?
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