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From Arun C Murthy <...@hortonworks.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] introduce Python as build-time and run-time dependency for Hadoop and throughout Hadoop stack
Date Sun, 02 Dec 2012 18:20:46 GMT

On Nov 29, 2012, at 6:26 PM, Matt Foley wrote:

> Hello again.  Crossed in the mail.
> 
> * What kind of tasks you envision Python scripts will enable that are
>> not possible today?
> 
> 
> The point isn't to open brave new worlds.  The point is to avoid the
> nightmare of having to maintain multiple "parallel" scripts doing the SAME
> THING in multiple scripting languages.  

+1, +1, +1

Couldn't agree more, I don't want to be in the business of having the same logic in multiple
platform-specific scripts - doesn't make any sense.

Arun


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