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From Alex Karasulu <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Graduate Sqoop podling from Apache Incubator
Date Wed, 29 Feb 2012 09:14:37 GMT
On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 4:06 AM, Daniel Kulp <dkulp@apache.org> wrote:

> On Wednesday, February 29, 2012 1:13:30 AM Mohammad Nour El-Din wrote:
> > Hi Daniel...
> >
> > On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 1:07 AM, Daniel Kulp <dkulp@apache.org> wrote:
> > > We had a very similar discussion about the back word compatibility
> > > classes/package names when Subversion graduated and we deemed it OK for
> > > them.
> > > In fact, I believe they still of org.tigris packages in their codebase
> > > long
> > > after graduation.   See:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/subversion/trunk/subversion/bindings/javah
> > > l/src/org/
> > >
> > >
> > > I don't see why we would or should hold Sqoop to a different or higher
> > > standard at this point.   I agree with Jukka that if we, as a
> foundation,
> > > would like to re-address this, fine, take it to trademarks@ and start
> a
> > > discussion.   However, from an INCUBATOR standpoint, the precedent and
> > > expectations have  been set.
> > >
> > > That's my $0.02 cents worth.
> >
> > Thanks a lot for this, but would you elaborate more on why this has been
> > accepted ? My believe is that there is some clarification that should be
> > added to documentation so it is more clear for all people in the future,
> > your input on this example would help indeed.
>
> You could likely read the mail archives if you want all the details.
> general@incubator in Nov 2009 had a thread,  dev@subversion in Jan 2010
> had a
> thread, and I think the graduation vote in Feb 2010 had more discussions.
>
> Basically, the Subversion had binary compatibility "rules" and there was no
> real "legal" requirement to force a huge disruption in the community by
> changing the package names.   The project had a plan to deprecate
> them/create
> wrappers/whatever so when it was appropriate to break compatibility they
> would.
>
>
Did they remove those packages or did they remain?

-- 
Best Regards,
-- Alex

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