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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Fluo graduation as TLP
Date Wed, 05 Jul 2017 23:03:32 GMT
For what it's worth, I have no concerns with Fluo's graduation based on the
conversation here.

John

On Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 7:02 PM Josh Elser <elserj@apache.org> wrote:

>
>
> On 7/5/17 1:51 PM, Dave Fisher wrote:
> > Hi Josh,
> >
> > I have some questions:
> >
> >> On Jul 5, 2017, at 10:18 AM, Josh Elser <elserj@apache.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> As a mentor, I consciously avoided an explicit "+1" until we got some
> IPMC discussion. Let me expand:
> >>
> >> The current members of Fluo are great, get the Apache Way, and are
> self-sufficient. I have no concerns over them operating as a TLP -- I think
> they are ready. However, they have only added a single committer and I see
> none in the pipeline -- Fluo is defined by the current committers.
> >
> > (1) Seems to be a niche project as you state below which is just within
> the range of 5 contributors. Am I wrong?
>
> Yup, that sounds about right. I'm notice three of them being the most
> active, but I tend to not watch that closely.
>
> >> My hesitation is balancing the Incubators goal of "pushing podlings to
> graduate" and ensuring adequate diversity in the podling. This is
> especially difficult for Fluo as they're "niche on niche" (it's a difficult
> dist-sys problem/software, and not many people use the tech they're
> building on top of given my view of the world).
> >>
> >> I realize that this discussion could easily spiral out of control,
> turning into some meta-discussion about Incubator goals. I want to avoid
> that.
> >>
> >> I'm looking for some feelings from other IPMC folks about how to
> approach the Fluo podling given their specific circumstances. If other
> people are also hesitant, I would also be interested in suggestions about
> what we would concretely change (because I don't know what to suggest that
> "fix" the diversity issue for them that isn't changing the core of their
> project). If people aren't worried, I'm happy to give an explicit +1.
> >
> > (2) Has any consideration been given to becoming a project within
> Accumulo? Or are the goals of Fluo distinct from and not wholly dependent
> on Accumulo?
> >
> > (3) Corollary - it seems a large number of Fluo Initial Committers were
> also Accumulo PMC. (I not intentionally rehashing any prior conversation.)
> >
>
> Will leave Christopher's response to (thoroughly) answer this ;)
>
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