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From Joey Echeverria <>
Subject Re: RAccumulo's Home (was Code import for Apache Accumulo)
Date Wed, 30 Oct 2013 22:39:55 GMT
On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 6:21 PM, Christopher <> wrote:
> If existing committers are willing to take on the project, and
> maintain it and really own it (so, more than just being a proxy for
> external committers), I'd be on board accepting it as a sub-project.
> However, if its just going to be an orphaned project, or we're just
> going to have to act as a proxy for external developers who've hosted
> their code in our project as a notional parent, but aren't committers
> themselves, I'm opposed to importing it and assuming ownership of it
> as a sub-project, and think it would be better served hosted where the
> originating developers can maintain it.
> In either case, I think it's a great related project to serve both the
> R and Accumulo communities, and we should link to it, provide
> feedback, and help make it better if we can. I'm just concerned about
> setting a precedent for accepting/hosting everything related to
> Accumulo, causing us to either be spread too thin or to cause projects
> to die because of lack of care.

+1, orphaned code does no one any good.

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