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From Eric Evans <eev...@acunu.com>
Subject Re: CQL Drivers
Date Tue, 30 Aug 2011 03:16:16 GMT
On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 1:49 PM, Eric Evans <eevans@acunu.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 11:57 PM, Jonathan Ellis <jbellis@gmail.com> wrote:
>> The git mirror is also a symptom of a deeper problem.  Managing the
>> drivers from the same Jira system as core is awkward too.  Nor does
>> three-day release voting or patch-oriented development feel like a
>> good fit for CQL drivers.
>
> I emphatically agree.
>
>> If we're going to move the drivers out-of-tree, why not move them all
>> the way to github?  We'll still be able to link "official" drivers
>> from cassandra.apache.org, so I'm not worried about the kind of
>> fragmentation we have with Thrift clients today.  But if we want a
>> little more official-ness, we could use Apache Extras on google code
>> instead.  Which IMO has better bug tracker and code review systems,
>> but I don't really have strong feelings either way.
>>
>> So, of the problems with the original move, the cqlsh "problem" is the
>> only one that by definition can't be solved if we move the drivers out
>> of tree.  I'm not enthusiastic about inflicting that on ourselves in
>> exchange for problems with the git mirror.  But in exchange for a
>> clean separation as a separate project?  That makes more sense to
>> me.**
>
> Setting aside my shock from a suggestion that is 1000 miles in the
> opposite direction, I love it.

No one else has sounded off on this, does that mean it's safe to
assume there is consensus on this?

If so, is it Apache Extras or Github (either would be fine by me).

-- 
Eric Evans
Acunu | http://www.acunu.com | @acunu

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