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From Patrick Hunt <ph...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Recipe contrib -- was Re: [PATCH] a simple Leader Election or exclusive Write Lock protocol/policy
Date Thu, 17 Jul 2008 19:42:42 GMT
Doug Cutting wrote:
> Patrick Hunt wrote:
>> my original intent was to have it as zookeeper/trunk/src/contrib/... 
>> where this directory will have not only recipes but also other 
>> contributions.
> 
> +1 That's what I meant too.  And since you've said you want to package 
> these all as a single jar, then there should just be a single tree per 
> language, right?

Yes, that's right.

> 
> zookeeper/trunk/src/contrib/recipes/src/java/org/apache/zookeeper/recipes/locking/ 
> zookeeper/trunk/src/contrib/recipes/src/c++/locking/
> 

Right.

> I don't see the strong connection between releases and new features.
....
> Am I missing something?

I think that the issue is implied connotation of "contrib".

We were thinking of contrib as "interesting stuff that users might want 
to re-use/share but not core to zookeeper, we'll carry it around so that 
users know where to find it, if it gets broken and no one fixes it it 
won't hold up the release"

If I understand correctly you are saying there is no middle ground.

Patrick


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