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From Joe Brockmeier <...@zonker.net>
Subject Re: Review Request: Document procedure to choose default System Offering for System VMs
Date Tue, 08 Jan 2013 15:39:14 GMT
On Tue, Jan 8, 2013, at 09:28 AM, Radhika Puthiyetath wrote:
> Hi Chip/Joe,
> 
> If you look at the sys-offering-sysvm.xml file,  you can see that SSVM
> and CPVM are  expanded in the first occurrence in the document (step c):
> 
> For the new offering that you want to use by default, set the value of
> unique_name as follows:
> For the default Console Proxy VM (CPVM) offering,set unique_name to
> 'Cloud.com-ConsoleProxy'. For the default Secondary Storage VM (SSVM)
> offering, set unique_name to 'Cloud.com-SecondaryStorage'. 

Ah - apologies for missing that!

> Thanks
> -Radhika
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chip Childers [mailto:chip.childers@sungard.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2013 8:30 PM
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Review Request: Document procedure to choose default System
> Offering for System VMs
> 
> On Tue, Jan 8, 2013 at 9:57 AM, Joe Brockmeier <jzb@zonker.net> wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 8, 2013, at 05:40 AM, Radhika PC wrote:
> >> The QA uses the terms, CPVM/SSVM. There are multiple occurrence of 
> >> SSVM in the docs.
> >
> > I'm having trouble finding any instances of CPVM in the docs, and SSVM 
> > appears in the release notes - but I don't find any instances where 
> > the abbreviations are spelled out.
> >
> > Do other folks think these abbreviations are so well-understood they 
> > don't need to be spelled out anywhere? Maybe it's my AP Style bias. 
> > :-)
> >
> > Best,
> >
> > jzb
> > --
> > Joe Brockmeier
> > jzb@zonker.net
> > Twitter: @jzb
> > http://www.dissociatedpress.net/
> >
> 
> They were confusing acronyms when I was just learning about CloudStack. 
> Since the docs shouldn't assume much knowledge about the software, I'd
> suggest that they aren't used.  I guess release notes are OK, because
> they tend to only be reviewed by someone that does know about the system
> (but I'd still avoid them there).


Best,

jzb
-- 
Joe Brockmeier
jzb@zonker.net
Twitter: @jzb
http://www.dissociatedpress.net/

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