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Re: Network Service for L2/L3 Network Infrastructure blueprint


Soren will be running the network service infrastructure from the
Rackspace/Openstack side.

I want to temper this discussion by reminding everyone that Cactus will
be a testing/stabilization release.  Feature freeze will come much
quicker and we want anything major changes to hit very early.

I think it is possible to come up with a plan that has the first phase
of this blueprint hitting in Cactus, but we don't want to do anything
that will jeopardize the stability of the network subsystem for Cactus.


On 01/28/2011 08:09 AM, Jay Pipes wrote:
> Thanks for the update, Ewan, and for the gentle encouragement for
> open, transparent, and public discussions of design. Let's move the
> discussions of the Network Service project forward! All involved:
> please don't hesitate to contact me or this mailing list if you have
> any questions at all about using Launchpad, working with blueprints,
> or anything else process-related.
> Cheers,
> jay
> On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 6:45 PM, Ewan Mellor <Ewan.Mellor@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Thanks to everyone who has expressed an interest in the “Network Service for
>> L2/L3 Network Infrastructure” blueprint (aka bexar-network-service, though
>> it’s obviously not going to land for Bexar).  In particular, Ram Durairaj,
>> Romain Lenglet, Koji Iida and Dan Wendlandt have all recently contacted me
>> regarding this blueprint, and I expect names from Rackspace too.  I assure
>> you that I want all of you to be closely involved and to get your
>> requirements included.
>> I am going to take the text that’s currently in the Etherpad and mould it
>> into a more concrete specification.  I would appreciate any input that
>> anyone would like to offer.  My intention is to have a blueprint that we can
>> get accepted for Cactus, and maybe a set of features that we want to
>> consider for releases after that.  We’ll discuss those future features at
>> the next design summit.
>> Romain, you said “I am currently very active developing this blueprint. I
>> have proposed a concrete design on December 3rd, 2010, and I'm implementing
>> it.” Please share this design, because it belongs on this blueprint.  We can
>> all review it there.  Also, if you have code already, please refer us to a
>> branch so that people can take a look at what you’ve done.  And thanks for
>> your work so far!
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