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Chris,

We don't have any surveys or anything like that.  Things really just happen 
through discussion on this list.

Josh

On Tuesday, May 22, 2012 1:13:01 PM Chris Jones wrote:
> It would be nice to see IPv6 included for sure.  We at Clemson are
> definitely wanting that.
> 
> Hopefully this wasn't mentioned before and I missed it, but is there a spot
> to vote on what features are important to the community?  Like a survey or
> something for interested parties?
> 
> Thanks for the great work, guys!
> 
> -ChrisJ
> 
> On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 11:56 AM, Josh Thompson 
<josh_thomp...@ncsu.edu>wrote:
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> > I like the idea of prioritizing items that are preventing people from
> > using
> > VCL.  I'll move power management and Libcloud to 2.5.  I think Spice will
> > be
> > taken care of with the work needed for NAT.  Having Spice makes us more
> > competitive with commercial VDI solutions.
> > 
> > Josh
> > 
> > On Tuesday, May 22, 2012 11:19:31 AM Andy Kurth wrote:
> > > I think 2.4 should include the highest-priority items which currently
> > > prevent some institutions/organizations from using VCL including:
> > > -IPv6 support
> > > -NAT support
> > > -Single network interface support
> > > 
> > > Adding these makes the list for 2.4 ridiculously long.  I would
> > > suggest moving power management, Spice, and libcloud support to later
> > > releases.
> > > 
> > > I think any feature can be worked on in the meantime if anyone is
> > > interested in doing so, but completion should not prevent 2.4 from
> > > being released.
> > > 
> > > I would also like to plan a 2.3.1 bug fix release targeted for early
> > > to mid August, 2012.
> > > 
> > > -Andy
> > > 
> > > On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 11:02 AM, Mark Gardner <m...@vt.edu> wrote:
> > > > Aaron,
> > > > 
> > > > At some point I would like to put IPv6 and NAPT on the list but I am
> > > > still working on the code. (I would prefer to follow in the footsteps
> > > > of the others and have something working to back it up so maybe we
> > > > don't want to put it on the schedule yet.)
> > > > 
> > > > Mark
> > > > 
> > > > On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 9:50 AM, Aaron Peeler <fapee...@ncsu.edu>
> > 
> > wrote:
> > > >> Looks good to me.
> > > >> 
> > > >> Anyone else? This is a community decision :)
> > > >> 
> > > >> Aaron
> > > >> 
> > > >> On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 9:30 AM, Josh Thompson <
> > 
> > josh_thomp...@ncsu.edu>
> > 
> > wrote:
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> > > >>> That ends up making the list of feature for 2.4 pretty long.  How
> > 
> > about
> > 
> > > >>> splitting them up into two releases as follows:
> > > >>> 
> > > >>> VCL 2.3 (this release)
> > > >>> 
> > > >>>  * Service deployments
> > > >>>  * Allow for additional access methods for environments (port, other
> > > >>>  
> > > >>>    protocols, etc)
> > > >>>  
> > > >>>  * Added framework support for libvirt and specifically for KVM
> > > >>>  * Added support for OS X under ESX
> > > >>>  * Added support for VMware VCenter
> > > >>>  * Added multilingualization to frontend
> > > >>> 
> > > >>> VCL 2.4
> > > >>> 
> > > >>>  * Power management
> > > >>>  * Improve additional access methods
> > > >>>  * Support for Spice remote display protocol
> > > >>>  * Scripted installation
> > > >>>  * Support for ESX OS for end users
> > > >>>  * Initial support for EC2 API and OpenStack
> > > >>>  * Initial support for Libcloud
> > > >>> 
> > > >>> VCL 2.5
> > > >>> 
> > > >>>  * Improve cluster reservations
> > > >>>  * Service deployment configuration management
> > > >>> 
> > > >>> VCL 2.6
> > > >>> 
> > > >>>  * develop tools for managing both system and user storage
> > > >>> 
> > > >>> The list for 2.4 is a little long, but several of the items have a
> > > >>> significant amount of the work already completed (largely by newer
> > > >>> people in the community - - yay!).
> > > >>> 
> > > >>> Josh
> > > >>> 
> > > >>> On Monday, May 21, 2012 4:02:11 PM Aaron Peeler wrote:
> > > >>>> Looks good.
> > > >>>> 
> > > >>>> I would also like to see added to 2.4:
> > > >>>> * support for ESX OS for end users - the work that Dmitri has done
> > > >>>> * initial support for EC2 api, openstack,  this could likely
> > > >>>> include
> > > >>>> the code that Cameron and Young have are working on
> > > >>>> * initial support for libcloud
> > > >>>> 
> > > >>>> Aaron
> > > >>>> 
> > > >>>> On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 3:53 PM, Josh Thompson <
> > 
> > josh_thomp...@ncsu.edu>
> > 
> > > >>> wrote:
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> > > >>>> > Previously, I had stated that I'd like to get a release candidate
> > 
> > cut
> > 
> > > >>>> > by
> > > >>>> > Wednesday of last week.  We've been doing lots of testing and
> > 
> > finding
> > 
> > > >>>> > small
> > > >>>> > bugs here and there that have kept me from cutting the RC.  As
> > 
> > soon
> > 
> > > >>>> > as we
> > > >>>> > stop finding bugs, I should be able to cut the RC.
> > > >>>> > 
> > > >>>> > In each release, we include a road map of where we want to go
> > > >>>> > with
> > > >>>> > the
> > > >>>> > next
> > > >>>> > few releases.  The following is a starting point of what to
> > 
> > include.
> > 
> > > >>>> >  Please let me know if there are any notable features that I left
> > 
> > off
> > 
> > > >>>> > of
> > > >>>> > 2.3.  Also, let me know what you think of the future features.
> > > >>>> > 
> > > >>>> > VCL 2.3 (this release)
> > > >>>> > 
> > > >>>> >  * Service deployments
> > > >>>> >  * Allow for additional access methods for environments (port,
> > 
> > other
> > 
> > > >>>> >    protocols, etc)
> > > >>>> >  
> > > >>>> >  * Added framework support for libvirt and specifically for KVM
> > > >>>> >  * Added support for OS X under ESX
> > > >>>> >  * Added support for VMware VCenter
> > > >>>> >  * Added multilingualization to frontend
> > > >>>> > 
> > > >>>> > VCL 2.4
> > > >>>> > 
> > > >>>> >  * Power management
> > > >>>> >  * Improve cluster reservations
> > > >>>> >  * Service deployment configuration management
> > > >>>> >  * Support for Spice remote display protocol
> > > >>>> >  * Scripted installation
> > > >>>> > 
> > > >>>> > VCL 2.5
> > > >>>> > 
> > > >>>> >  * develop tools for managing both system and user storage
> > > >>>> > 
> > > >>>> > Josh
> > > >>>> > - --
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> > > >>>> > VCL Developer
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> > > >> Aaron Peeler
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> > > >> Virtual Computing Lab
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