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From Gary Dusbabek <>
Subject Re: Moving from apache-extras back to github
Date Fri, 03 Feb 2012 19:41:38 GMT
Moved to just client-dev...

Are there any negative aspects of renaming the driver?  It seems as
there is already an audience for cassanda-node.


On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 23:56, samal <> wrote:
> +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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