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Thursday, October 18 • 4:10pm - 4:50pm
Feature deprecation workflow

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The emergence and disappearance of features in OpenStack (at least nova) is pretty volatile. Zones? Diablo. No Zones but Host aggregates in Essex - but only half. Tenants vs. Projects? What is it? Until when?

With the project getting more mature I think it is now the time to have a coordinated deprecation process. We should have helper methods in the code that can easily flag deprecated stuff as such so that users will be warned that this feature/way of doing things might not last.

This does not necessarily mean that we lose dev speed. The deprecated stuff should however last at least one release.

Let's discuss.


Thursday October 18, 2012 4:10pm - 4:50pm
Annie AB

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