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Re: Completeness of core


Any other topics for tomorrow in addition to this?

On May 10, 2012, at 2:10 PM, Thierry Carrez wrote:

> Hey guys,
> This is a topic I'd like to discuss in the next PPB meeting.
> As Nova and Swift are splitting some non-essential parts out, we need to
> make sure that "OpenStack Core" is still self-sufficient and usable.
> OpenStack Core projects should not rely on an OpenStack Ecosystem
> project for core functionality, otherwise we basically lose control of
> critical parts of the chain.
> That shouldn't prevent project splits though. For example, the volumes
> stuff is essential to basic Nova functionality, and it will be split
> into its own project (Cinder). That project should be in core as well,
> so that Core stays complete. That means that the code shouldn't be split
> until the split project is ready, staffed, running, and aligned with
> OpenStack release schedule.
> I think it's the responsibility of the PPB to ensure than "OpenStack
> core" as a whole is still meaningful, so the PPB should make sure that
> core functionality is not removed from core (as a whole).
> Cheers,
> -- 
> Thierry Carrez (ttx)
> Release Manager, OpenStack
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