[tc] Project repository namespaces

Nate Johnston nate.johnston at redhat.com
Mon Mar 18 21:26:24 UTC 2019

On Mon, Mar 18, 2019 at 04:49:47PM -0400, Jim Rollenhagen wrote:
> 2) Move unofficial projects to "stackforge" or some other namespace, which
> is
>    only a small amount of work to list the repositories, but probably a
> large
>    amount of bikeshedding^Wdiscussion to come up with a name.
> 3) Do (2), but also namespace the OpenStack projects in a more fine-grained
>    manner, by project team. For example: nova/nova, ironic/bifrost, etc.
>    This is a larger chunk of work, but looks a bit nicer. Also makes it
> easier
>    to move a project out of OpenStack later, as we don't have to move
>    namespaces. This has an open question of whether we use one large
> namespace
>    for unofficial projects, or give them each their own. It also has a
> downside
>    of making more effort to move a repository between project teams, though
>    I think that's fairly rare.

>From the perspective of one who works in the Neutron Stadium, it
would be really convenient to have those projects under a 'neutron'
space so that it was obviously clear to everyone what is in or out of
the Stadium - even for projects that don't necessarily look
neutron-related based on the name, like os-ken or ovsdbapp.


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