Hi Chris,

Should we use the API WG meeting slot on Thursday to discuss the study?  If so, 
I will send out details for a virtual room.


On 9/20/16, 3:39 AM, "Chris Dent" <cdent...@anticdent.org> wrote:

>On Mon, 19 Sep 2016, Kruithof Jr, Pieter wrote:
>> I was planning to run a usability study on behalf of the API working
>> group at the Barcelona summit.     The plan is to have operators
>> complete a set of common tasks, such as adjusting quotas, using the
>> projects APIs.
>Since you're intending to use python-openstackclient as the client
>in this tests, it sounds like you'll be doing a usability study of
>that client. This is a great thing to do, but you should be aware
>that you'll probably want a contact from the developers of that client
>as well as or instead of someone from the API-WG.
>The API-WG, of late, has mostly been concerned with the correctness
>of the HTTP interactions that the OpenStack APIs allow. Since the
>openstackclient abstracts these interactions the kinds of data that
>we'll find most use from tests using the client include:
>* are the resources made available by the APIs (and thus the actions
>   that can be performed by the client) the right ones
>* are the modes of filtering, sorting, limiting adequate
>* are their inconsistencies in the service APIs that cause there to
>   be inconsistencies in the behaviour of the client
>I'm sure there are plenty more, that's just off the top of my head.
>> Chris, 
>> Were you still able to act as my contact?
>Yes. Unfortunately, of the three api-wg cores, I'm the only one who
>has been able to make plans to go to summit.
>> I’ve created an etherpad to begin planning the study:
>> https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/osux-api-oct2016
>> Thanks,
>Thank you.
>Chris Dent               ┬─┬ノ( º _ ºノ)        https://anticdent.org/
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