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From Bryan Cutler <cutl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Taking some time off Arrow maintenance / development in April
Date Mon, 02 Apr 2018 22:54:14 GMT
Thanks for all your efforts Wes, enjoy a much deserved break!

On Sun, Apr 1, 2018 at 2:18 AM, Uwe L. Korn <uwelk@xhochy.com> wrote:

> Have a great time off and thank you for the update!
>
> Uwe
>
> On Fri, Mar 30, 2018, at 5:14 PM, Jacques Nadeau wrote:
> > Thanks for the update and effort Wes!
> >
> > On Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 4:40 PM, Julian Hyde <jhyde@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > > +1
> > >
> > > Great move.
> > >
> > > Your presence looms large over this project, so stepping back will give
> > > others the chance to take the lead.
> > >
> > > I know (from other projects) how oppressive it is to be the main “go
> to”
> > > person in a project. It irks me, for instance, when people address
> comments
> > > in PRs directly to me when they could be addressed by several other
> people
> > > in the community.
> > >
> > > Enjoy your time off. You’ve earned it.
> > >
> > > Julian
> > >
> > >
> > > > On Mar 28, 2018, at 4:19 PM, Wes McKinney <wesmckinn@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > hi folks,
> > > >
> > > > It's been quite a lot of work the last few years building the Apache
> > > > Arrow project and community until this point. I began working on some
> > > > flavor of an Arrow-like project in early 2015, later merging with the
> > > > efforts of folks from Apache {Drill, Calcite, Kudu, Impala, Spark,
> > > > ...} and other OSS projects and the rest is now history.
> > > >
> > > > I am definitely in need of an extended vacation from day-to-day
> > > > maintenance and development; truthfully I have not been writing as
> > > > many patches as usual this year so far due to how overwhelming the
> > > > activity level and deluge of user feedback (bug reports,
> StackOverflow
> > > > questions, etc.) has been.
> > > >
> > > > I'm going to try to review the most important pending PRs (out of the
> > > > 40 open right now) over the next few days, but I plan to be mostly
> > > > absent from day-to-day maintainer work until May.
> > > >
> > > > If you need my attention on something time sensitive related to
> > > > development, I'm happy to be available -- please reach out to me
> > > > directly. I will still be available for time-sensitive PMC-related
> > > > activities also. I'm giving some talks about Arrow over the next 6
> > > > weeks, so I'll be working for the interests of the project in other
> > > > ways, just less active on GitHub and JIRA.
> > > >
> > > > I want to reiterate how important packaging / release automation and
> > > > nightly integration testing (being discussed in a separate thread
> > > > right now) are to the current and future health of the project. I
> hope
> > > > we can develop a scalable solution to this problem within the next
> > > > couple of months.
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > > Wes
> > >
> > >
>

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