[openstack-dev] better name for placement

Jay Pipes jaypipes at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 16:08:41 UTC 2018

On 09/04/2018 11:44 AM, Doug Hellmann wrote:
> Excerpts from Chris Dent's message of 2018-09-04 15:32:12 +0100:
>> On Tue, 4 Sep 2018, Jay Pipes wrote:
>>> Is there a reason we couldn't have openstack-placement be the package name?
>> I would hope we'd be able to do that, and probably should do that.
>> 'openstack-placement' seems a find pypi package name for a think
>> from which you do 'import placement' to do some openstack stuff,
>> yeah?
> That's still a pretty generic name for the top-level import, but I think
> the only real risk is that the placement service couldn't be installed
> at the same time as another package owned by someone else that used that
> top-level name. I'm not sure how much of a risk that really is.

You mean if there was another Python package that used the package name 

The alternative would be to make the top-level package something like 
os_placement instead?


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