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From Rodric Rabbah <>
Subject Re: Pluggable API Gateways
Date Sat, 11 Aug 2018 01:20:56 GMT
What about subdirectories instead of repos? I admit not having thought too deeply about this
yet but I find that we have too many repos and generally makes things harder to work across
many components.  


> On Aug 10, 2018, at 9:17 PM, japhar81 <> wrote:
> As I started poking at incubator-openwhisk-apigateway, it may be preferable
> to make this a repo that just holds documentation and ansible scripts, and
> each apigateway is a submodule. For instance the current gateway would move
> to incubator-openwhisk-apigateway-openresty or something along those lines.
> Then we could add incubator-openwhisk-apigateway-traefik, etc. This would
> mean easier maintenance, simpler travis configs, etc. I see lots of upside
> and no real downside. Obviously I don't have rights to do this myself, but
> Id be curious if you folks agree, and if someone with enough github rights
> might be willing to help me get it done..
>> On Fri, Aug 10, 2018 at 8:24 PM japhar81 <> wrote:
>> I completely agree, it's model is a bit rigid -- I'm happy to take on that
>> work as well, though it might take me a bit, I've just started playing with
>> golang. Regardless, I do think it should come as a follow-on effort, with
>> the current model being the first plugin we build -- which will
>> coincidentally work against at least the current gateway and the traefik
>> one I'm trying to implement.
>>> On Fri, Aug 10, 2018 at 8:21 PM Rodric Rabbah <> wrote:
>>> My point about the cli is that current implementation is unnecessarily
>>> opinionated and while you can work with it, it’s just not necessary to have
>>> to fit into its current model. I opened several issues to try to address
>>> these shortcomings. It is absolutely true that this can be viewed
>>> separately from consolidating the route management package with its
>>> gateway.
>>> -r

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