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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] virsh: change output text words 'domain' and 'guest' to 'virtual machine'



On Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 11:59:48AM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 09:57:48PM +1100, Justin Clift wrote:
> > On Nov 8, 2010, at 9:52 PM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > > No, not really. This is a completely different scenario. You haven't got two 
> > > fundamentally different concepts here, this is just a Xen vs KVM vs VMWare
> > > scenario where you've just got different impls of the same concept.
> > > 
> > >> So, I still reckon we should go ahead with this. :)
> > > 
> > > I don't agree.
> > 
> > Heh, ok.  What's the better approach for this?  Should we adjust to use
> > something else like "guest" generically instead, or leave it as is, or ?
> 
> We should at least be consistent in what we use in virsh output. The
> command names are all 'dom-' and the libvirt API is virDomain*, so
> I've got a slight preference for domain, but guest works too.

I agree that we should be consistent.  My $.02 is that guest is the
most cross technology term, so I vote for that, but I think
standardization is the most important thing.

Dave


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