On 02/23/2016 06:59 PM, Petr Spacek wrote:
> On 23.2.2016 18:14, Simo Sorce wrote:
...
>> More seriously I think it is a great idea, but too premature to get all
>> the way there now. We need to build schema and CLI that will allow us to
>> get there without having to completely change interfaces if at all
>> possible or minimizing any disruption in the tools.
> 
> Actually the backwards compatibility is the main worry which led to this idea
> with links.
> 
> If we release first version of locations with custom priorities etc. we will
> have support the schema (which will be different) and API (which will be later
> unnecessary) forever.
> 
> If we skip this intermediate phase with hand-made configuration we can save
> all the headache with upgrades to more automatic solution later on.
> 
> 
> Maybe we should invert the order:
> Start with locations + links with administrative metric and add hand-tweaking
> capabilities later (if necessary).
> 
> IMHO locations + links with administrative metric will be easier to implement
> than the first version.
> 
> Just thinking aloud ...

Makes sense to me, I would have the same worry as Petr, that we would break
something if we decide moving to links based solution later.

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