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From Arvind Prabhakar <arv...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Flume Graduation (was Re: June reports in two weeks)
Date Fri, 25 May 2012 09:19:12 GMT
Hi,

On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 12:06 PM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:

>
> I started reading some of the Flume website and I think that when you go
> to the main Wiki page:
>
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/FLUME/Index
>
> When you click on the "Flume Cookbook" the resource is at cloudera.org.
>
> http://archive.cloudera.com/cdh/3/flume/Cookbook/
>
> This page lists "flume-dev@cloudera.org" and is a file with a revision
> dated May 7, 2012.
>

Thanks. These have been removed.


>
> You can make you own conclusions, but it looks like podling resources need
> to be migrated to the ASF.


These were kept to facilitate the transitoin over to Flume 0.9.5 which
never happened. We instead went straight to 1.0.0. Other than that all
resources have been migrated.

Thanks,
Arvind Prabhakar


>
> Regards,
> Dave
>
> >
> >
> >
> >>
> >>
> >>>
> >>> In any case - I'm not insisting that the way the project is run needs
> to
> >>> change. I'm simply saying I cannot support graduation with the current
> >>> makeup of the committers and PMC. I don't have a hard and fast ratio -
> >>> gaining 10 new unaffiliated committers who don't do much isn't nearly
> as
> >>> good as 2 or 3 who are very active.  Ultimately the project needs to
> figure
> >>> out how to solve this.
> >>>
> >>
> >> Stating that some committers "who don't do much isn't nearly as good as
> 2
> >> or 3 who are very active" is an unfair characterization. This is more
> >> unfair for those who are part of the project but have not been active
> >> lately due to whatever reasons, but have played a foundational role in
> >> getting the project to a point where it is today. I think they are as
> >> important as any other committer who may be very active at the moment.
> >> Merit once earned, never expires [1].
> >>
> >> [1] http://www.apache.org/dev/committers.html#committer-set-term
> >
> > I think you misunderstood my point or I didn't state it very well.
>  Diversity isn't achieved simply by having bodies.  IOW I am not suggesting
> offering commit rights to people who haven't earned it just to meet some
> ratio.  However, I am not suggesting the project has ever even considered
> doing that.
> >
> > Ralph
> >
> >
> >
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