On 06/24/2014 04:49 AM, Mark McLoughlin wrote: > On Mon, 2014-06-23 at 19:55 -0700, Joe Gordon wrote: > >> * Add a new directory, contrib, for local rules that multiple >> projects use but are not generally considered acceptable to be >> enabled by default. This way we can reduce the amount of cut >> and pasted code (thank you to Ben Nemec for this idea). > > All sounds good to me, apart from a pet peeve on 'contrib' directories. > > What does 'contrib' mean? 'contributed'? What exactly *isn't* > contributed? Often it has connotations of 'contributed by outsiders'. > > It also often has connotations of 'bucket for crap', 'unmaintained and > untested', YMMV, etc. etc. > > Often the name is just chosen out of laziness - "I can't think of a good > name for this, and projects often have a contrib directory with random > stuff in it, so that works".
That's pretty much what happened here. Contrib was just a throwaway name I picked for convenience, but I have no particular attachment to it. :-) > > Let's be precise - these are optional rules, right? How about calling > the directory 'optional'? +1 > > Say no to contrib directories! :-P > > Thanks, > Mark. > > > > _______________________________________________ > OpenStack-dev mailing list > OpenStackfirstname.lastname@example.org > http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev > _______________________________________________ OpenStack-dev mailing list OpenStackemail@example.com http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev