[oslo][release] oslo.limit mistakenly released as 1.0.0

Moises Guimaraes de Medeiros moguimar at redhat.com
Wed Feb 19 14:33:06 UTC 2020


here is the link to one of the EuroPython talks:


On Wed, Feb 19, 2020 at 12:21 PM Thierry Carrez <thierry at openstack.org>

> Moises Guimaraes de Medeiros wrote:
> > I vote for removing 1.0.0 first (ASAP) and then deciding which will be
> > the next version.
> > The longer the time 1.0.0 is available, the harder it will be to push
> > for a 0.x solution.
> The long-standing position of the release team[1] is that you can't
> "remove" a release. It's out there. We can hide it so that it's harder
> to accidentally consume it, but we should otherwise assume that some
> people got it.
> So I'm not a big fan of the plan to release 0.x versions and pretending
> 1.0.0 never happened, potentially breaking upgrades. From a user
> perspective I see it as equally disruptive to cranking out major
> releases at each future API break.
> Rather than rewrite history for an equally-suboptimal result, personally
> I would just own our mistake and accept that oslo.limit version numbers
> convey a level of readiness that might not be already there.
> That seems easier to communicate out than explaining that the 1.0.0 that
> you may have picked up at one point in the git repo, the tarballs site,
> Pypi (or any distro that accidentally picked it up since) is not really
> a thing and you need to take manual cleanup steps to restore local sanity.
> [1] heck, we even did a presentation about that rule at EuroPython
> --
> Thierry Carrez (ttx)


Moisés Guimarães

Software Engineer

Red Hat <https://www.redhat.com>

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