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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
To: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
Cc: Andrey Vesnovaty <andrey.vesnovaty@gmail.com>,
	dev@dpdk.org, Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit@intel.com>,
	Andrew Rybchenko <arybchenko@solarflare.com>,
	Ori Kam <orika@mellanox.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [RFC] add flow action context API
Date: Fri, 05 Jun 2020 10:33:53 +0200
Message-ID: <1618422.q0uPWd4TDI@thomas> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200605083035.GA1552@bricha3-MOBL.ger.corp.intel.com>

05/06/2020 10:30, Bruce Richardson:
> On Thu, Jun 04, 2020 at 07:23:04PM +0200, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> > 04/06/2020 13:12, Andrey Vesnovaty:
> > > Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net> wrote:
> > > > 20/05/2020 11:18, Andrey Vesnovaty:
> > > > We had "create", "destroy", "query", but no "modify" capability.
> > > > The new API is adding 2 things in my opinion:
> > > >         - shared action object
> > > >         - "modify" capability (is "update" a better wording?)
> > > 
> > > Naming is one of the most challenging parts of this RFC.
> > > Some similarity I have found in existing code is
> > > rte_mtr_policer_actions_update()
> > > Is there any existing code having update/modify semantics?
> > 
> > Except one callback in librte_fib, no DPDK API has "modify" in its name.
> > You can find the word "update" in the API of multiple DPDK libs.
> > I would like having the opinion of a native english speaker here.
> > 
> From a language viewpoint either is fine for conveying what the API does.
> In this case "update" would seem to be better for consistency reasons.

OK, thank you Bruce



  reply	other threads:[~2020-06-05  8:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-20  9:18 Andrey Vesnovaty
2020-06-03 10:02 ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-06-04 11:12   ` Andrey Vesnovaty
2020-06-04 17:23     ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-06-05  8:30       ` Bruce Richardson
2020-06-05  8:33         ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]
2020-06-03 10:53 ` Jerin Jacob
2020-06-04 11:25   ` Andrey Vesnovaty
2020-06-04 12:36     ` Jerin Jacob
2020-06-04 15:57       ` Andrey Vesnovaty
2020-06-09 16:01         ` Jerin Jacob
2020-06-20 13:32           ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC v2 0/1] " Andrey Vesnovaty
2020-06-22 15:22             ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-06-22 17:09               ` Andrey Vesnovaty
2020-06-26 11:44             ` Jerin Jacob
2020-06-28  8:44               ` Andrey Vesnovaty
2020-06-28 13:42                 ` Jerin Jacob
2020-06-29 10:22                   ` Andrey Vesnovaty
2020-06-30  9:52                     ` Jerin Jacob
2020-07-01  9:24                       ` Andrey Vesnovaty
2020-07-01 10:34                         ` Jerin Jacob
2020-06-20 13:32           ` [dpdk-dev] [RFC v2 1/1] add flow shared action API Andrey Vesnovaty
2020-07-02  0:24             ` Stephen Hemminger
2020-07-02  7:20               ` Ori Kam
2020-07-02  8:06                 ` Andrey Vesnovaty

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