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From Jakob Homan <>
Subject [DISCUSS] AIP - Time for Airflow Improvement Proposals?
Date Tue, 10 Jul 2018 18:50:00 GMT
Lots of Apache projects use ?IPs - Whatever Improvement Proposal - to
document and gather consensus on large changes to the code base.  Some
   * Kafka Improvement Proposals (KIP) -
  * Flink Improvement Proposal (FLIP) -
  * Spark Improvement Proposal (SPIP) -

We've got a few changes that have been discussed, either on the
list/JIRA (good) or in private (bad - that
are of a magnitude that they may benefit from some version of this
process.  Examples:
   * The in-progress plan to refactor out connectors and hooks (AIRFLOW-2732)
   * K8S deployment operator proposal
   * Initial Design for Supporting fine-grained Connection encryption

The benefits of this approach is that the design is hosted somewhere
less ephemeral and more editable than email.  It also provides a
framework for documenting and confirming consensus through the whole

   What do y'all think?


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