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From Konstantin Boudnik <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Shall we adopt the "Defining Hadoop" page
Date Wed, 15 Jun 2011 15:58:55 GMT
On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 02:52, Steve Loughran <stevel@apache.org> wrote:
> On 15/06/11 03:51, Konstantin Boudnik wrote:
>>
>> On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 19:46, Allen Wittenauer<aw@apache.org>  wrote:
>>>
>>> On Jun 14, 2011, at 6:45 PM, Eli Collins wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Are we really going to go after all the web companies that patch in an
>>>> enhancement to their current Hadoop build and tell them to stop saying
>>>> that they are using Hadoop?  You've patched Hadoop many times, should
>>>> your employer not be able to say they use Hadoop?  I'm -1 on a
>>>> proposal that does this.
>>>
>>>        I think there is a big difference between some company that uses
>>> Hadoop with some patches internally and a company that puts out a
>>> distribution for others to use, usually for-profit.
>>
>> Just as the reminder: this whole conversation has started as a result
>> of EMC announcement of 100% compatible version of Apache Hadoop. So,
>> Allen's point is right on target here: the above example is simply
>> incorrect.
>
> I seem to recall this dicussion starting a bit earlier, with the whole
> notion of compatibility, before EMC got involved.
>
> Regarding the vote, I think the discussion here is interesting and should be
> finalised before the vote. It's worth resolving the issues.
>
> also: banners, stickers and clothing? Can I have T-shirts saying "I broke
> the hadoop build" with the logo on, or should it be "I broke the Apache
> Hadoop build"?

I think such a T-shirt should be forcefully worn on any person who did
just that.

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