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From Joseph Smith <yasumo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Forking twitter-commons into our tree
Date Mon, 06 Jul 2015 16:06:50 GMT
Also a (tough to concede) +1. Although I’m not a fan of the fork, it will help improve velocity
and empower a migration away from twitter common.

> On Jul 3, 2015, at 8:15 PM, Bill Farner <wfarner@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> That's roughly the eventual plan, which this move would help us facilitate.
> We use guava heavily already, most of our current dependence is on ZK and args handling
code...but we would look towards dep-shallow alternatives.
> 
> 
> 
>    _____________________________
> From: Chris Aniszczyk <caniszczyk@gmail.com>
> Sent: Friday, July 3, 2015 8:03 AM
> Subject: Re: Forking twitter-commons into our tree
> To:  <dev@aurora.apache.org>
> Cc: Jake Farrell <jfarrell@apache.org>
> 
> 
> I'll see what I can do about IP clearance.
> 
> For giggles, how much work do you think it would be to shed twitter-commons
> and just rely on guava and other what I would consider more standard
> libraries.
> 
> On Thu, Jul 2, 2015 at 10:34 PM, Bill Farner <wfarner@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>> Thanks, Jake!
>> 
>> -=Bill
>> 
>> On Thu, Jul 2, 2015 at 8:10 PM, Jake Farrell <jfarrell@apache.org> wrote:
>> 
>>> yes, makes it easier to donate when its Apache License 2.0, but still
>>> requires the IP clearance [1], which is handled through the IPMC. This is
>>> required so there is an audit trail of that software being donated to the
>>> ASF
>>> 
>>> -Jake
>>> 
>>> [1]: http://incubator.apache.org/ip-clearance/index.html
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Thu, Jul 2, 2015 at 10:41 PM, Bill Farner <wfarner@apache.org> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Jake - i'm not fully versed on licenses, but is that true even though
>>> it's
>>>> all Apache License 2.0?
>>>> 
>>>> -=Bill
>>>> 
>>>> On Thu, Jul 2, 2015 at 5:28 PM, Jake Farrell <jfarrell@apache.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> no objections, but we would have to get an IP clearance doc from
>>> Twitter
>>>>> for this code in order to bring this code into the ASF
>>>>> 
>>>>> -Jake
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Thu, Jul 2, 2015 at 3:20 PM, Zameer Manji <zmanji@apache.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Hey,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Aurora depends heavily on twitter-commons for lots of
>> functionality.
>>>>>> However upstream is not very active and I suspect that it will be
>>> less
>>>>>> active in the future. Currently we depend on artifacts published
>> from
>>>>> this
>>>>>> project which causes us to depend on older versions of guava and
>>> guice.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> As a result, it seems that will be difficult to address tickets
>> like
>>>>>> AURORA-1380 <https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AURORA-1380>
>>>> without
>>>>>> changing something. I propose we fork all of the java portions of
>>>>>> twitter-commons into our tree, remove the parts we don't use and
>>> update
>>>>>> guava and guice so we can move forward on this front.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> What are people's thoughts on this?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Zameer Manji
>>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>> 
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Cheers,
> 
> Chris Aniszczyk
> http://aniszczyk.org
> +1 512 961 6719


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