[Pacemaker] Doc: Resource templates

Florian Haas florian at hastexo.com
Mon Dec 12 04:52:48 EST 2011

On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 10:36 AM, Gao,Yan <ygao at suse.com> wrote:
> On 12/12/11 17:16, Florian Haas wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 10:04 AM, Gao,Yan <ygao at suse.com> wrote:
>>> On 12/12/11 15:55, Gao,Yan wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> As some people have noticed, we've provided a new feature "Resource
>>>> templates" since pacemaker-1.1.6. I made a document about it which is
>>>> meant to be included into "Pacemaker_Explained". I borrowed the
>>>> materials from Tanja Roth , Thomas Schraitle, (-- the documentation
>>>> specialists from SUSE) and Dejan Muhamedagic. Thanks to them!
>>>> Attaching it here first. If you are interested, please help review it.
>>>> And if anyone would like to help convert it into DocBook and made a
>>>> patch, I would be much appreciate. :-)
>>>> I can tell people would like to see a crm shell version of it as well.
>>>> I'll sort it out and post it here soon.
>>> Attached the crm shell version of the document.
>> As much as I appreciate the new feature, was it really necessary that
>> you re-used a term that already has a defined meaning in the shell?
>> http://www.clusterlabs.org/doc/crm_cli.html#_templates
>> Couldn't you have called them "resource prototypes" instead? We've
>> already confused users enough in the past.
> Since Dejan adopted the object name "rsc_template" in crm shell, and
> call it "Resource template" in the help. I'm not inclined to use another
> term in the document. Opinion, Dejan?

I didn't mean to suggest to use a term in the documentation that's
different from the one the shell uses. I am suggesting to rename the
feature altogether. Granted, it may be a bit late to have a naming
discussion now, but I haven't seen this feature discussed on the list
at all, so there wasn't really a chance to voice these concerns


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