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From Kevin Sweeney <kevi...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Forking twitter-commons into our tree
Date Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:36:55 GMT
+1, I suspect we'll find several things that can be replaced by the Java 8
standard library or newer versions of Guava and Guice.

On Mon, Jul 6, 2015 at 11:20 AM, Zameer Manji <zmanji@apache.org> wrote:

> Just to be clear, I'm proposing forking the java parts only.
>
> On Mon, Jul 6, 2015 at 9:06 AM, Joseph Smith <yasumoto7@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > 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
> >
> > --
> > Zameer Manji
> >
> > <%2B1%20512%20961%206719>
> >
>

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