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From Benson Margulies <>
Subject Re: Mahout as TLP
Date Sat, 13 Feb 2010 20:20:41 GMT
The ongoing admin is really no big deal. The PMC has to report to the
board once a month. As Grant noted, the initial work is mostly a gift
from infra.

I don't see any harm in getting 0.3 out first if that makes folks more

On Sat, Feb 13, 2010 at 2:42 PM, Drew Farris <> wrote:
> I can't say that I really understand the issues (if there are any) of
> the Mahout project running under Lucene's PMC vs. a Mahout PMC, but it
> sounds like that would be a big factor in deciding whether the project
> should be migrated to its own TLP, eg: if Mahout discussions took up a
> significant portion of the Lucene PMC meetings for example.
> It doesn't sounds like much of anything else would change from the
> perspective of a user or new contributor like myself. From my vantage
> point I don't see much impetus to change at this very moment. If we
> end up getting something that looks like a solid start on a C++ port,
> it might be worth revisiting, but even then that could start off as a
> submodule.
> would be easier to remember :)
> At the end of the day, I think I'm +1 for waiting as well.
> Drew
> On Sat, Feb 13, 2010 at 1:36 PM, Ted Dunning <> wrote:
>> +1 to waiting.
>> On Sat, Feb 13, 2010 at 4:45 AM, Grant Ingersoll <>wrote:
>>> In the end, I still am +1, but think it makes sense to wait until after
>>> 0.3.  Besides, since the next board meeting is Wednesday, this will give us
>>> more time to think about it.
>> --
>> Ted Dunning, CTO
>> DeepDyve

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