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From "Jeff Hammerbacher" <jeff.hammerbac...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Hadoop TLP?
Date Fri, 14 Dec 2007 02:26:21 GMT
+1

On Dec 13, 2007 6:18 PM, edward yoon <webmaster@udanax.org> wrote:

>
> +1
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>
> B. Regards,
>
> Edward yoon @ NHN, corp.
> Home : http://www.udanax.org
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>
> > Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2007 15:21:38 -0800
> > From: cutting@apache.org
> > To: hadoop-dev@lucene.apache.org
> > Subject: Hadoop TLP?
> >
> > I think it is time that we make Hadoop a top level project (TLP) at
> > Apache, hadoop.apache.org, leaving our current home as a Lucene
> > subproject. HBase could become a sub-project, as could Pig (now
> > incubating) and perhaps others.
> >
> > Hadoop, unlike all other Lucene subprojects, does not use Lucene. Its
> > community has considerably less overlap with other Lucene subprojects
> > than the rest. It also is beginning to have subproject-like things of
> > its own, like HBase, pushing the boundaries of subproject management.
> >
> > Many members of the Lucene PMC have little familiarity with the Hadoop
> > community. For example, HBase might like to nominate a new committer,
> > but a majority of the Lucene PMC would find it difficult to evaluate
> > this candidate, since they do not follow HBase development. It would be
> > better if such discussions could be made by a PMC that had
> > representation from and broad familiarity with HBase.
> >
> > Diversity is an issue with Hadoop becoming a TLP. The majority of
> > Hadoop committers are employed by Yahoo!. But I think we can construct
> > an initial PMC that is diverse enough to overcome this, with perhaps
> > three folks from Yahoo!, two from Powerset, and three or four
> > independent folks, so that Yahoo! does not have a majority on the PMC.
> >
> > Would other members of the Hadoop community support this move?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Doug
> >
>
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