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From Jerry Chen <>
Subject Re: [libcloud] Creating sandbox/perl
Date Thu, 30 Sep 2010 15:51:35 GMT

On Sep 30, 2010, at 10:41 AM, Philip M. Gollucci wrote:

> On 9/30/2010 11:02 AM, Jerry Chen wrote:
>> Hi Philip,
>> On Sep 30, 2010, at 9:46 AM, Philip M. Gollucci wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> I'd like to hear thoughts on adding a perl based libcloud.
>>> If I write something up would it be feasible to create sandbox/perl and
>>> put it there?  No need to do anything until I actually produce something.
>> I would say the concerns with any additional languages are:
> Well its going to be a lot close then the java one thats for sure.
>> - Proximity to the Python API in design
>> - Supporting community for discussion and contributions
>> - Code quality, documentation and tests
> Ideally, in the future, all the static pricing, hosting server urls
> should be in some common language and the language specific should be
> generated out so there is 1 source.

That's a very interesting idea -- are there existing examples of this approach?

I imagine you mean something like a master yaml, json or xml file and then a bunch of utility
scripts to generate the corresponding files in other languages.

> In the mean time, I think we should treat python like 'trunk' api
> changes must go here then 'merged' (ported) to the other bindings.


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