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From Sam Shah <shah...@umich.edu>
Subject Re: apache package naming convention
Date Sat, 08 Aug 2015 02:52:48 GMT
+1. Pig scripts are written by hand, mostly by data scientists with modest
software skills, so asking them to change all their scripts is both painful
and annoying with no real benefit.

On Fri, Aug 7, 2015 at 3:55 PM, Russell Jurney <russell.jurney@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Leave it datafu. The normal way of doing Java namespaces is terrible bloat,
> and the change would be breaking.
>
> On Friday, August 7, 2015, Luciano Resende <luckbr1975@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Fri, Aug 7, 2015 at 3:16 PM, Matthew Hayes <
> > matthew.terence.hayes@gmail.com <javascript:;>> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > Roman Shaposhnik suggested I open a discussion on the following topic:
> > >
> > > For Apache DataFu, all of the Java classes are declared in a datafu.*
> > > namespace.  This has been the naming convention since the DataFu
> project
> > > started in 2010.  Since DataFu became part of the Apache incubation
> > > process, the topic has come up of moving all of the classes into a
> > > org.apache.datafu.* namespace.  This was first discussed in January
> 2014
> > > (see DATAFU-7) and most recently again in the past couple weeks.  The
> > > consensus at the time last year was that it would be a huge pain for
> > users
> > > and not worth the cost.  It would break any script out there currently
> > > using DataFu.  Also Jakob Homan and Russell Journey pointed out that
> this
> > > is just a convention and not all Apache projects follow it.  Since we
> > would
> > > like DataFu to graduate sometime soon it would be good to clarify what
> > the
> > > requirements are on package naming conventions before we do a release.
> > >
> > > Thoughts?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Matt
> > >
> >
> > Current statement on Incubator website
> >
> > http://incubator.apache.org/guides/mentor.html#repackaging
> >
> > But, if DataFu will do the repackaging, better sooner (before graduation)
> > then later.
> >
> >
> > --
> > Luciano Resende
> > http://people.apache.org/~lresende
> > http://twitter.com/lresende1975
> > http://lresende.blogspot.com/
> >
>
>
> --
> Russell Jurney twitter.com/rjurney russell.jurney@gmail.com
> datasyndrome.com
>

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