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From Robert Evans <ev...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] introduce Python as build-time and run-time dependency for Hadoop and throughout Hadoop stack
Date Mon, 26 Nov 2012 16:16:23 GMT
+1, +1, 0

On 11/24/12 2:13 PM, "Matt Foley" <mattf@apache.org> wrote:

>For discussion, please see previous thread "[PROPOSAL] introduce Python as
>build-time and run-time dependency for Hadoop and throughout Hadoop
>stack".
>
>This vote consists of three separate items:
>
>1. Contributors shall be allowed to use Python as a platform-independent
>scripting language for build-time tasks, and add Python as a build-time
>dependency.
>Please vote +1, 0, -1.
>
>2. Contributors shall be encouraged to use Maven tasks in combination with
>either plug-ins or Groovy scripts to do cross-platform build-time tasks,
>even under ant in Hadoop-1.
>Please vote +1, 0, -1.
>
>3. Contributors shall be allowed to use Python as a platform-independent
>scripting language for run-time tasks, and add Python as a run-time
>dependency.
>Please vote +1, 0, -1.
>
>Note that voting -1 on #1 and +1 on #2 essentially REQUIRES contributors
>to
>use Maven plug-ins or Groovy as the only means of cross-platform
>build-time
>tasks, or to simply continue using platform-dependent scripts as is being
>done today.
>
>Vote closes at 12:30pm PST on Saturday 1 December.
>---------
>Personally, my vote is +1, +1, +1.
>I think #2 is preferable to #1, but still has many unknowns in it, and
>until those are worked out I don't want to delay moving to cross-platform
>scripts for build-time tasks.
>
>Best regards,
>--Matt


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