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From samal <>
Subject Re: Moving from apache-extras back to github
Date Thu, 02 Feb 2012 05:56:12 GMT
+1 ( to Eric )

Also I would suggest renaming cassandra-node to "node-cql" ( it only has
CQL drivers). this name convention is very popular for noders & will make
module consistent to be get searched on npm.

On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 12:48 AM, Kelley Reynolds <> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 9:12 AM, Gary Dusbabek <>
> wrote:
> >> When first starting work on the CQL driver for node[1] , work was done
> >> on github.  After a while it was moved to apache-extras so it could be
> >> more uniform with the other drivers.  However, the experience on
> >> apache-extras is not good as collaboration is difficult.
> >>
> >> That, and because the node.js community does almost all of its work
> >> via github, I'd like to move the node cassandra client back to
> >> github[2].
> >>
> >> Any strong objections against this?
> > I don't have any objections, but I wonder, is there someway to salvage
> > the "discover-ability", and/or consistency aspects?
> > One option would be to make Github The Place.  I'd be cool with that,
> > but it means the disruption of a move, and doesn't rule out the
> > possibility that someone won't want to host elsewhere down the road
> > (say because they want to use mercurial, or svn).
> > Could we retain the Google Code pages as project hosting somehow,
> > disabling everything but the Downloads tab and adding prominent links
> > to Github for issue tracking?  You might even be able to leave the
> > source tab enabled and keep it updated as a mirror.
> For the ruby-cql driver, it's easy enough to just have both github and
> apache-extras upstream and to let people use whichever one makes them happy
> to push patches around, I don't find it particularly onerous at all. Most
> people appear to prefer github but pushing changes back to apache-extras is
> trivial. As long as the 'official' drivers are linked to from some
> officialish place so that people don't have to go searching for which
> version of what to use, I think we're good. Few things are more irritating
> than spending hours trying to find the right version of something to use.
> Kelley Reynolds
> CTO / Cofounder, RubyScale

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