Re: [openstack-dev] [Heat] Talk on Jinja Metatemplates for upcoming summit

2015-02-02 Thread Pavlo Shchelokovskyy
Hi Pratik, what would be the aim for this templating? I ask since we in Heat try to keep the imperative logic like e.g. if-else out of heat templates, leaving it to other services. Plus there is already a spec for a heat template function to repeat pieces of template structure [1]. I can

Re: [openstack-dev] [Heat] Talk on Jinja Metatemplates for upcoming summit

2015-02-02 Thread Pratik Mallya
Hey Pavlov, The main aim of this effort is to allow a more efficient template catalog management, not unlike what is given in [2]. As a service to our customers, Rackspace maintains a catalog of useful templates[3] which are also exposed to the user through the UI. The template authors of

[openstack-dev] [Heat] Talk on Jinja Metatemplates for upcoming summit

2015-02-02 Thread Pratik Mallya
Hello Heat Developers, As part of an internal development project at Rackspace, I implemented a mechanism to allow using Jinja templating system in heat templates. I was hoping to give a talk on the same for the upcoming summit (which will be the first summit after I started working on