[OpenStack Foundation] OpenStack core and interoperability

Nicolas Barcet nicolas at barcet.com
Sat Nov 2 04:47:52 UTC 2013

On Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 5:53 AM, Mark McLoughlin <markmc at redhat.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 2013-10-31 at 17:24 -0400, Monty Taylor wrote:
> > This is how it works now. You're required to run the code.
> >
> > Thing is, this is about legal contracts. So enforcement is hazy.
> > Essentially, if hp signs a trademark usage thing that says we have to
> > run it, our own lawyers won't let us do different. I think the first
> > step is to say "OpenStack requires you run the code" ... Then as
> > violations are brought to our attention, we look in to it.
> You mean this?
> https://www.openstack.org/brand/openstack-cloud/
> We could just add "must pass API compatibility tests" to those technical
> requirements.
> We might also list some other projects which "must be included in their
> entirety in the product".
> Would you see any further refinement of the requirements?
> If we thought we could go ahead with those requirements and open the
> program to non-Platinum/Gold members, then great.
> That allows us to get down to the real business of deciding which APIs
> are required and considering changing the list of required projects.

FYI, we started to work on such an API test tool (based on Tempest) and now
have a cute web interface that I'd be happy to demo.  This would not
suppress the need to define which functionality are needed to pass, but at
least it's a basis which we currently use to know the state of our own

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