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From "Mattmann, Chris A (388J)" <chris.a.mattm...@jpl.nasa.gov>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache Hadoop 1.0?
Date Mon, 14 Nov 2011 22:47:17 GMT
On Nov 14, 2011, at 2:41 PM, Doug Cutting wrote:

> To be specific, I think one of the possible could be sensible:
> 
> A. Rename as follows:
> 
>  0.20 -> 1.0
>  0.21 -> 1.1
>  0.22 -> 1.2
>  0.23 -> 2.0
>  0.24 -> 2.1

I like this one, Doug. +1.

Cheers,
Chris

> 
> B. Just drop the leading zero, e.g., 0.23.0 becomes 23.0.
> 
> Doug
> 
> On 11/14/2011 02:11 PM, Arun C Murthy wrote:
>> Folks,
>> 
>> Apache Hadoop has come a long way since our humble beginnings. As a community we've
made significant progress, even in 2011 - we've had 3 releases off the branch-0.20-security
(0.20.205 being the latest) and we just released 0.23.0 last week, our first major release
off trunk in a while.
>> 
>> With hadoop-0.20.205 we finally have an Apache release with both security and HBase
support, both critical for the growing ecosystem.
>> 
>> With that, I think it's time to call it as hadoop-1.0. The 1.0 moniker has something
we've wanted for a while and I think it's time for us to just ship it. Linus did something
similar with GNU/Linux 3.0. 
>> 
>> Yes, we could add more features or better it along many dimensions (ala hadoop-0.23),
but right now we have a pretty decent piece of software i.e.  the feature set in hadoop-0.20.205
is compelling and widely used. We could call hadoop-0.23 (or 0.22) as 2.0 etc. I do think
we, as a community, can support compatibility in the hadoop-1.x series, which is the essential
ingredient. This isn't a brand new idea, Doug suggested this a long while ago. 
>> 
>> Thoughts?
>> 
>> thanks,
>> Arun
>> 
>> 
>> 


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