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From "Mattmann, Chris A (388J)" <chris.a.mattm...@jpl.nasa.gov>
Subject [DISCUSS] [VOTE] Maintain a single committer list for the Hadoop project
Date Wed, 29 Aug 2012 02:14:01 GMT
Hey Eli,

Correct, VOTE thread isn't the right thread for discussing this. 
I'll handle future discussion of these issues in 3 separate DISCUSS
threads for each TLP.



On Aug 28, 2012, at 7:09 PM, Eli Collins wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 6:37 PM, Mattmann, Chris A (388J)
> <chris.a.mattmann@jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:
>> Hi Eli,
>> On Aug 28, 2012, at 4:57 PM, Eli Collins wrote:
>>>> [...snip...]
>>>> Thoughts?
>>> I'd start a separate discussion thread or vote about moving some or
>>> all of the sub-projects to TLPs. IMO we should resolve this issue
>>> independently - there's no reason to block this decision on a possible
>>> future direction for the project.
>> I think it's a mischaracterization to suggest that Arun's proposal is a future
>> direction for the project. The project is already there and has been there for
>> a while, during this time trying to identify itself as one project when in reality
>> it's been many. That's the cause of issues like this and all the email bandwidth.
> We've talked about eventually moving the sub-projects to TLPs, so
> perhaps it's more of a "future state" than a "future direction".
> However it's also not that cut and dry, after all the sub-project
> discussion and the "project split" we've actually started going the
> other direction in some ways, specifically, we've
> - Merged all the code bases to a single repository, shared more source code.
> - Decided to continue to release all components together.
> - Merged the user community to a single list.
> - Started YARN in the Hadoop project rather than the incubator
> Anyway, seems like mincing words, and a vote thread isn't a great
> place to discuss specifics of one particular TLP proposal. If you
> think the time is right for the TLP and you've got a particular
> proposal sounds like you should start a DISCUSS thread for that
> proposal.
> Thanks,
> Eli

Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
Senior Computer Scientist
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246
Email: chris.a.mattmann@nasa.gov
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Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA

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