Refresh the DevRef and in tree documentation for liberty (partial)

Registered by John Garbutt

Its great to have a record of "tribal" knowledge, lets try keep this up to date. This should include documenting consensus that has been reached, and why. We should focus not on the decision but the reasons behind it, so we know when to revisit that.

In addition, we will look at documenting multi-release efforts and "roadmap" like plans.

We need to kick start mentoring and getting started guides so its clear how to get involved.

We need to consolidate some things:
(and more...)

Note, where possible, just link to stuff that is external to Nova:

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Michael Still
John Garbutt
John Garbutt
Series goal:
Accepted for liberty
Milestone target:
milestone icon 12.0.0
Started by
John Garbutt
Completed by
John Garbutt

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Approved as trivial at the 7 May Nova meeting.

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    devref: add information to clarify nova scope

Gerrit topic:,topic:177374,n,z

Addressed by:
    devref: update the nova architecture doc

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    devref: discuss current state of error handling

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    devref: add a description of flavors

Gerrit topic:,topic:bp/devref-refresh-liberty,n,z

Gerrit topic:,topic:docs/bugs,n,z

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    WIP: docs: Add bug handling description to developer reference

Gerrit topic:,topic:devref/vmstates,n,z

Addressed by:
    devref: virtual machine states and transitions

Addressed by:
    docs: clear between current vs future plans

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    docs: add the scheduler evolution plans

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    Add documentation for block device mapping

Gerrit topic:,topic:192651,n,z

Gerrit topic:,topic:noascii,n,z

Addressed by:
    Replace ascii art architecture diagram with svg image

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    Add a summary of the architecture evolution work

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    docs: add a placeholder link to mentoring docs

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    docs: split up upgrade and upgrade futures

Alexis rewrote the "I got stuck, help" bit of wiki:

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    Fix overloading of block device on boot by device name

Addressed by:
    docs: add the concept of Feature Classifcation

This all developer docs, so it can happen in the RC timeframe. --johnthetubaguy 28th August 2015

Marking as partially complete, such that we can RC1 cut. --johnthetubaguy 22nd September 2015


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