[Openstack] [GLANCE] Proposal: Combine the "container_format" and "disk_format" fields in 2.0 Images API

Soren Hansen soren at linux2go.dk
Mon Dec 5 20:25:09 UTC 2011

2011/12/5 Donal Lafferty <donal.lafferty at citrix.com>:
>> Perhaps the finer details of what "MIME-style categorization" is are lost on me.
>> Can you elaborate? Your original example was "vhd/x-ms-tools" which, to my
>> eye, is simply a container type string with a vendor part added. What am I
>> missing?
> 'vhd' isn't a container type.  It's a disk format.  See http://glance.openstack.org/formats.html


a) What on earth counts as a container type then?

b) That's really beside the point. It's a "something" with a vendor part added.

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