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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@gbiv.com>
Subject Re: Defining Hadoop Compatibility -revisiting-
Date Fri, 13 May 2011 22:26:45 GMT
On May 13, 2011, at 2:55 PM, Doug Cutting wrote:

> On 05/13/2011 07:28 PM, Allen Wittenauer wrote:
>> If it has a modified version of Hadoop (i.e., not an actual Apache
>> release or patches which have never been committed to trunk), are
>> they allowed to say "includes Apache Hadoop"?
> No.  Those are the two cases we permit.  We used to say that it was
> enough for a patch to be in Jira, but Roy clarified last year that
> committed to trunk is a better line, since that means the code has been
> reviewed and accepted by the community.

Committed to a releasable branch, actually.  In other words, a
branch (including trunk) that the PMC is collaborating on towards
release at some point in the future.


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