Re: [nfsv4] Potential charter update - removal of "use of NVMe in accessing a pNFS SCSI Layout" work item

Chuck Lever <chuck.lever@oracle.com> Mon, 20 May 2019 17:36 UTC

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Subject: Re: [nfsv4] Potential charter update - removal of "use of NVMe in accessing a pNFS SCSI Layout" work item
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> On May 20, 2019, at 12:37 PM, spencer shepler <spencer.shepler@gmail.com> wrote:
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> Since it has been 18 months the expiration, etc., I just want to be realistic about keeping it as a WG milestone.
> 
> The work can certainly continue and we can readapt the milestones - just doing some housecleaning.

Perfectly reasonable. You just happened to start with a complicated one!


> Spencer
> 
> 
> On Mon, May 20, 2019 at 9:03 AM Chuck Lever <chuck.lever@oracle.com> wrote:
> 
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> > On May 20, 2019, at 12:01 PM, Benjamin Coddington <bcodding@redhat.com> wrote:
> > 
> > On 20 May 2019, at 11:54, Chuck Lever wrote:
> > 
> >>> On May 20, 2019, at 11:46 AM, spencer shepler <spencer.shepler@gmail.com>
> >>> wrote:
> >>> 
> >>> 
> >>> I would prefer that we discuss and close on as many of the outstanding
> >>> discussions via the alias - prior to the face to face meeting.
> >> 
> >> My understanding is that the author intends to revive the document when he
> >> has the resources to complete it. There has been no movement here recently
> >> and the author has allowed the document to expire.
> >> 
> >> However we have discussed the topic at every IETF meeting for the past few
> >> years because there is still plenty of interest in seeing it completed. We
> >> agreed to leave the item on the charter as a placeholder.
> >> 
> >> Perhaps it is a topic that is not appropriate as a milestone. Somehow we
> >> should document the WG's continued interest in this area. Any suggestions?
> > 
> > I'm interested in picking up work on NVMe access for pNFS SCSI Layouts.
> > 
> > What would be the practical result of removing this work item from the
> > milestone list?
> 
> For a prototype implementation, probably nothing. You can still communicate
> any interesting findings to the document author or the Working Group.
> 
> 
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> Chuck Lever
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Chuck Lever