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From Doug Cutting <cutt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Pig graduation to hadoop subproject
Date Thu, 09 Oct 2008 18:33:50 GMT


Olga Natkovich wrote:
> Pig Developers and Mentors,
> Pig has been incubating for over a year now. In this period of time, we
> had extended our community with 2 new committers, had a release,
> resolved 300 issues. We have made some significant code improvements
> including pipeline redesign, addition of streaming and limit
> functionality, grunt shell improvements and significant performance
> speedup. We have a constant traffic and lively discussions on both
> pig-dev and pig-user mailing lists and we conduct our business in the
> open by publishing proposals and discussing them in the mailing lists.
> As of now, we have completed graduation requirements as described in
> http://incubator.apache.org/guides/graduation.html.
> I would like to call for a graduation vote at this time.
> I would also propose that we graduate as a subproject of Hadoop. There
> are several advantages to this approach. First, this would allow us to
> extend both our user and developer base. Second, it would bring benefits
> to the Hadoop community by providing a higher level interface and easier
> entry point for new users. Third, having an established project to
> provide guidance, would help Pig to become a mature participant in the
> open source community.
> Please, vote by the end of the day on Thursday, 10/9.
> Thanks,
> Olga
> PS: I am ccing  hadoop and incubator general mailing lists; however, no
> action is required from them at this time. This step is for Pig
> community only.

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