mox3 project retirement
openstack at nemebean.com
Thu Jun 18 13:59:26 UTC 2020
I have no further thoughts on the matter. :-)
On 6/18/20 8:09 AM, Sean McGinnis wrote:
> Hey everyone,
> Way back in Rocky, we had a cycle goal to stop using mox/mox3:
> The mox library itself is from the broader community, but mox3
> specifically was a fork we were maintaining of that lib to add Python
> 3.x support. Not a lot has been happening there (or luckily needed
> either), but it is still a repo we have had to maintain while we were
> transitioning away from mox to mock.
> There were still a few repos that had mox3 in their requirements files,
> even though I think in most cases the actual use was dropped awhile ago.
> With these recent set of patches to clean that up, and remove it from
> global requirements, we now no longer have any repos in the openstack/*
> namespace referencing mox3:
> This is to announce my intent to officially retire the mox3 repo and
> clean things up. Of course the lib is still out there in pypi, and can
> be used by others. It is also possible for the repo to be restored or
> forked elsewhere if someone not in openstack/* has a strong need for it.
> But at least within the OpenStack community, I think our time is better
> spent elsewhere.
> Please raise any concerns here.
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