On 22 February 2017 at 23:36, Christian Kadner <ckad...@apache.org> wrote:
> Hi Sebastian,
> thanks for your feedback. We will provide more details in future
> announcement emails.
> My intention was to avoid superfluous text, since Apache Spark is
> a well known project and the Apache Bahir extensions to Spark are
> only of interest to people who are already familiar with Spark.
It does not need much, just a sentence or two.
For example the ones in the section "What is Apache Bahir" on the website.
> The Bahir extensions for Apache Flink are released separately.
I could not find any download links ...
> On 22 February 2017 at 07:28:43 AM, Sebastian Bazley wrote:
>> What is the project about? Why should I be interested in it?
>> [rhetorical questions]
>> The Announce emails are sent to people not on the developer or user lists.
>> Most will have no idea what the project is about.
>> So the e-mails should contain at least brief details of what the
>> product does, and some info on why the new release might be of
>> interest to them.
>> Although the mail mentions extensions to Apache Spark, it does not say
>> what Spark does.
>> Also, the Bahir home page mentions Apache Flink, but there do not seem
>> to be any extensions for Flink.
>> If Bahir supports both, I would expect the release to contain both.
>> Readers should not have to click the link to find out the basic
>> (although of course it is useful to have such links for further detail).
>> Please can you add that information to future announce mails?
>> On 22 February 2017 at 12:07, Christian Kadner wrote:
>> > The Apache Bahir community is pleased to announce the release
>> > of Apache Bahir 2.1.0 which provides the following extensions for
>> > Apache Spark 2.1.0:
>> > - Akka Streaming
>> > - MQTT Streaming
>> > - MQTT Structured Streaming
>> > - Twitter Streaming
>> > - ZeroMQ Streaming
>> > For more information about Apache Bahir and to download the
>> > latest release go to:
>> > http://bahir.apache.org
>> > The Apache Bahir streaming connectors are also available at:
>> > https://spark-packages.org/?q=bahir
>> > ---
>> > Best regards,
>> > Christian Kadner