On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 10:27 AM, Sam Betts (sambetts)
<sambe...@cisco.com> wrote:
> I agree with Devananda's definition of Œhardware discovery¹ and other
> tools similar to Ironic use the term discovery in this way, however I have
> found that these other tools often bundle the gathering of the system
> properties together with the discovery of the hardware as a single step
> from a user perspective. I also agree that in Ironic there needs to be a
> separate term for that (at least from a dev perspective) and I think
> Lucas¹s suggestion of Œhardware interrogation¹ or something like Œhardware
> inventory¹ would be more explanatory at first glance than Œintrospection¹.

Thanks for the suggestion but no "inventory" please, this is another
taboo word in Ironic. This is because when we say hardware inventory
it kinda suggests that Ironic could be used as a CMDB, which is not
the case.

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