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From Aljoscha Krettek <aljos...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] FLIP 1 - Flink Improvement Proposal
Date Wed, 06 Jul 2016 20:09:37 GMT
Jip, that's why I referenced the Kafka process which is also in their wiki.

On Wed, 6 Jul 2016 at 21:01 Stephan Ewen <sewen@apache.org> wrote:

> Yes, big +1
>
> I had actually talked about the same thing with some people as well.
>
> I am currently sketching a few FLIPs for things, like improvements to the
> Yarn/Mesos/Kubernetes integration
>
>
> One thing we should do here is to actually structure the wiki a bit to make
> it easier to find information and proposals.
>
>
>
>
> On Wed, Jul 6, 2016 at 4:24 PM, Ufuk Celebi <uce@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > Hey Aljoscha,
> >
> > thanks for this proposal. I've somehow missed it last week. I like the
> > idea very much and agree with your assessment about the problems with
> > the Google Doc approach.
> >
> > Regarding the process: I'm also in favour of adopting it from Kafka. I
> > would not expect any problems with this, but we can post a quick note
> > to their ML.
> >
> > @Matthias: The name works for me. ;-)
> >
> > – Ufuk
> >
> > On Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 10:19 PM, Matthias J. Sax <mjsax@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> > > FLIP ?? Really? :D
> > >
> > > http://www.maya.tv/en/character/flip
> > >
> > > -Matthias
> > >
> > >
> > > On 06/28/2016 06:26 PM, Aljoscha Krettek wrote:
> > >> I'm proposing to add a formal process for how we deal with (major)
> > >> improvements to Flink and design docs. This has been mentioned several
> > >> times recently but we never took any decisive action to actually
> > implement
> > >> such a process so here we go.
> > >>
> > >> Right now, we have Jira issues and we sometimes we have design docs
> > that we
> > >> keep in Google Docs. Jamie recently added links to those that he could
> > find
> > >> on the mailing list to the Flink wiki:
> > >> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/FLINK/Apache+Flink+Home.
> > The
> > >> problem with these is that a) the comments on the Google Docs are not
> > >> reflected in Jira and the mailing list. There has been some very
> active
> > >> discussion on some of the docs that most people would never notice.
> The
> > >> community therefore might seem less active than it actually is. b) the
> > >> documents are not very discoverable, if we had a clearly defined place
> > >> where we put them and also prominently link to this on the Flink
> > homepage
> > >> this would greatly help people that try to find out about current
> > >> developments.
> > >>
> > >> Kafka has a process like this:
> > >>
> >
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/KAFKA/Kafka+Improvement+Proposals
> > .
> > >> They call it KIP, for Kafka Improvement Proposal. We could either
> adapt
> > >> this for Flink or come up with our own process. Doing the former would
> > save
> > >> us a lot of time and I don't think the Kafka community would mind us
> > >> copying their process. The subject also hints at this, our process
> > could be
> > >> called FLIP, for Flink Improvement Proposal.
> > >>
> > >> What do you think? Feedback is highly welcome. :-)
> > >>
> > >> Cheers,
> > >> Aljoscha
> > >>
> > >
> >
>

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