[cloudkitty][tc] Cloudkitty abandoned?

Mark Goddard mark at stackhpc.com
Tue Aug 4 08:11:39 UTC 2020

On Thu, 30 Jul 2020 at 14:43, Rafael Weingärtner
<rafaelweingartner at gmail.com> wrote:
> We are working on it. So far we have 3 open proposals there, but we do not have enough karma to move things along.
> Besides these 3 open proposals, we do have more ongoing extensions that have not yet been proposed to the community.

It's good to hear you want to help improve cloudkitty, however it
sounds like what is required is help with maintaining the project. Is
that something you could be involved with?

> On Thu, Jul 30, 2020 at 10:22 AM Sean McGinnis <sean.mcginnis at gmx.com> wrote:
>> Posting here to raise awareness, and start discussion about next steps.
>> It appears there is no one working on Cloudkitty anymore. No patches
>> have been merged for several months now, including simple bot proposed
>> patches. It would appear no one is maintaining this project anymore.
>> I know there is a need out there for this type of functionality, so
>> maybe this will raise awareness and get some attention to it. But
>> barring that, I am wondering if we should start the process to retire
>> this project.
>>  From a Victoria release perspective, it is milestone-2 week, so we
>> should make a decision if any of the Cloudkitty deliverables should be
>> included in this release or not. We can certainly force releases of
>> whatever is the latest, but I think that is a bit risky since these
>> repos have never merged the job template change for victoria and
>> therefore are not even testing with Python 3.8. That is an official
>> runtime for Victoria, so we run the risk of having issues with the code
>> if someone runs under 3.8 but we have not tested to make sure there are
>> no problems doing so.
>> I am hoping this at least starts the discussion. I will not propose any
>> release patches to remove anything until we have had a chance to discuss
>> the situation.
>> Sean
> --
> Rafael Weingärtner

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