[tc][horizon][all] Horizon plugins maintenance

Goutham Pacha Ravi gouthampravi at gmail.com
Thu Oct 24 16:17:56 UTC 2019

On Wed, Oct 23, 2019 at 5:46 AM Ivan Kolodyazhny <e0ne at e0ne.info> wrote:
> Hi team,
> As you may know, we've got a pretty big list of Horizon Plugins [1]. Unfortunately, not all of them are in active development due to the lack of resources in projects teams.
> As a Horizon team, we understand all the reasons, and we're doing our best to help other teams to maintain plugins.
> That's why we're proposing our help to maintain horizon plugins. We raised this topic during the last Horizon weekly meeting [2] and we'll have some discussion during the PTG [3] too.
> There are a lot of Horizon changes which affect plugins and horizon team is ready to help:
> - new Django versions
> - dependencies updates
> - Horizon API changes
> - etc.
> To get faster fixes in, it would be good to have +2 permissions for the horizon-core team for each plugin.

+1, the horizon team has been extremely helpful in reviewing, finding,
fixing issues in manila-ui. We certainly appreciate the proactive
approach you folks take, Ivan! It's invaluable to teams that have
lesser number of core reviewers/contributors who are familiar with the
framework or the dependencies. If anyone needs a testimony, we've had
the horizon core team have access to merge changes in manila-ui for
several releases now, and they've been nothing but responsible and

> We helped Heat team during the last cycle adding horizon-core to the heat-dashboard-core team. Also, we've got +2 on other plugins via global project config [4] and via Gerrit configuration for  (neutron-*aas-dashboard, tuskar-ui).
> Vitrage PTL agreed to do the same for vitrage-dashboard during the last meeting [5].
> Of course, it's up to each project to maintain horizon plugins and it's responsibilities but I would like to raise this topic to the TC too. I really sure, that it will speed up some critical fixes for Horizon plugins and makes users and operators experience better.
> [1] https://docs.openstack.org/horizon/latest/install/plugin-registry.html
> [2] http://eavesdrop.openstack.org/meetings/horizon/2019/horizon.2019-10-16-15.02.log.html#l-128
> [3] https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/horizon-u-ptg
> [4] http://codesearch.openstack.org/?q=horizon-core&i=nope&files=&repos=openstack/project-config
> [5] http://eavesdrop.openstack.org/meetings/vitrage/2019/vitrage.2019-10-23-08.03.log.html#l-21
> Regards,
> Ivan Kolodyazhny,
> http://blog.e0ne.info/

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