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From Benjamin Francisoud <benjamin.francis...@joost.com>
Subject Re: Sausage: an eclipse plugin for pig
Date Mon, 11 Feb 2008 14:26:19 GMT
Great !  :-)  :-)

Thanks guys :-)

Will do it as soon as possible.

--
Benjamin Francisoud

Chris Olston a écrit :
> Hi Benjamin,
>
> I chatted with some other Pig developers today. The consensus is to 
> incorporate Sausage into Pig SVN, under "contrib". So when you're 
> ready go ahead and submit a patch on Jira.
>
> About the name: as I recall the discussion about Pig as an offensive 
> name concluded along the lines "the name does not imply eating pigs, 
> so there's no issue." That's the reason I thought we might want to shy 
> away from sub-project names that do imply eating pigs. I personally 
> like the name Sausage -- it's very cute! -- but perhaps we should err 
> on the conservative side. Does anybody have strong feelings either way 
> on this?
>
> About Pig-Pen and the boxes-and-arrows editor: It looks like it should 
> be fairly easy to integrate that with Sausage. After Sausage gets 
> contributed to Pig SVN we'll do a patch to add the boxes-and-arrows 
> editor, and then go from there.
>
> Cheers!
>
> -Chris
>
> On Feb 7, 2008, at 2:10 AM, Benjamin Francisoud wrote:
>
>> Chris Olston a écrit :
>>> Hi Benjamin,
>>>
>>> Fabulous! Please rename it to something that doesn't imply 
>>> consumption of pork meat (people have expressed concerns about this 
>>> earlier). Thanks.
>>>
>>> I and Shubham Chopra have also been working on an eclipse plugin, 
>>> called PigPen. So far we've focused primarily on a 
>>> "boxes-and-arrows" editor for Pig Latin scripts, so it's probably 
>>> complimentary to what you're doing. It would be great to join forces.
>> Yes that would be great :)
>>
>> I'm also part of a company [1] involve in eclipse (especially the 
>> EMF/GEF part of eclipse)
>> Collegues have created an open-source editor for Airbus call 
>> "topcased" [2]
>> Their experience in "boxes and arrows" editors might come handy ;)
>> They will be present at the next eclipsecon, you might want to meet 
>> them ;)
>>
>>>
>>> Regarding adding to pig svn, I vote yes, but perhaps we can first 
>>> look into merging the two efforts (sausage and pig pen) --- I can 
>>> tell you more about pig pen in a follow-up email.
>>>
>>> -Chris
>> [1] http://www.anyware-tech.com/en/index.html
>> [2] http://topcased.org/
>
> -- 
> Christopher Olston, Ph.D.
> Sr. Research Scientist
> Yahoo! Research
>
>
>


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