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From Jim Kellerman <...@powerset.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Created: (HADOOP-1384) HBase code update 0.0.0-4
Date Thu, 17 May 2007 23:19:15 GMT
I had replied to Doug off the list saying that I was intending to start
creating more focused jira issues and committing more frequently, much
easier to do now that I am a contrib committer.

This will probably be my last large patch for a while. I had accumulated
a number of changes and had recently broken my copy of HBase with one of
them. (and got it working again this morning).

So if you're trying out HBase, please feel free to enter Jira issues for
the component contrib/hbase if you find something that needs attention.

Also if you're working on one of the to do items listed on the Wiki,
please enter a Jira and assign it to yourself so we can keep track of
who's working on what.

Thanks!

-Jim

On Thu, 2007-05-17 at 15:57 -0700, Jim White wrote:
> Doug Cutting wrote:
> 
>  > Jim,
>  >
> > Rather than making big, omnibus patches every few weeks, you should 
> > contribute a more continuous stream of narrowly targeted changes.  That 
> > would encourage collaboration with others, as their patches could be 
> > interspersed with yours and have less chance of conflicts, no?
> 
> What you say is true Doug, but the most important thing is that he's 
> updating the public project his local changes on a fairly frequent basis.
> 
> Far too many folks simply never get around to pushing their code out at 
> all (typically thinking they'll do it at "1.0" or after "one more 
> thing...").
> 
> I'm sure the size and frequency of patches will follow a natural course 
> of change as HBase matures.
> 
> Also I notice that Jim K just became a committer, and that will probably 
> smooth out the process too.
> 
> And I'm looking forward to giving HBase a whirl myself before too long!
> 
> Jim W
> 
-- 
Jim Kellerman, Senior Engineer; Powerset
jim@powerset.com

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