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From Arun C Murthy <...@hortonworks.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Drill for the Apache Incubator
Date Wed, 08 Aug 2012 05:54:41 GMT
On Aug 7, 2012, at 10:20 PM, Marvin Humphrey wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 7, 2012 at 10:09 PM, Arun C Murthy <acm@hortonworks.com> wrote:
> 
>> Wasn't clear, can I add myself now?
> 
> Didn't the Incubator go back to discouraging open enrollment?
> 
> Is it OK to be invited in based on merit later, or do you feel that due to the
> nature of this project, it's essential to be in on the ground floor?

Frankly, I'm not sure right now - things change frequently in the incubator. I've seen open-enrollment
encouraged and discouraged - sometimes even in the same Incubator project! *smile*

OTOH, the reason I'm interested, particularly in Drill, is simple:
# Unlike several other Incubator proposals I've seen, there is no existing body of code here.
If there was I'd be more hesitant to ask. This isn't meant to be pejorative, but merely a
statement of fact.
# I've contributed to Apache Hadoop since day one (over 6 yrs now) and I feel like my expertise,
particularly in MapReduce, would be very useful to Drill - again, particularly given it's
nascent stage. (Likewise with someone like Owen who asked to be included too.)

Arun
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