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From yongqiang he <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Sponsoring Howl as an Apache Incubator project
Date Thu, 03 Feb 2011 21:41:27 GMT
I am interested in some numbers around the lines of code changes (or
files of changes) which are in Howl but not in Hive?
Can anyone give some information here?

On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 1:15 PM, Jeff Hammerbacher <> wrote:
> Hey,
>> If we do go ahead with pulling the metastore out of Hive, it might make
>> most sense for Howl to become its own TLP rather than a subproject.
> Yes, I did not read the proposal closely enough. I think an end state as a
> TLP makes more sense for Howl than as a Pig subproject. I'd really love to
> see Howl replace the metastore in Hive and it would be more natural to do so
> as a TLP than as a Pig subproject--especially since the current Howl
> repository is literally a fork of Hive.
>> In the incubator proposal, we have mentioned these issues, but we've
>> attempted to avoid prejudicing any decision.  Instead, we'd like to assess
>> the pros and cons (including effort required and impact expected) for both
>> approaches as part of the incubation process.
> Glad the issues are being considered.
> Later,
> Jeff

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