I agree that we've addressed most outstanding concerns, we're ready for
On 14 October 2010 13:29, Mahadev Konar <maha...@yahoo-inc.com> wrote:
> +1 for moving to TLP.
> Thanks for starting the vote Pat.
> On 10/13/10 2:10 PM, "Patrick Hunt" <ph...@apache.org> wrote:
> > In March of this year we discussed a request from the Apache Board, and
> > Hadoop PMC, that we become a TLP rather than a subproject of Hadoop:
> > Original discussion
> > http://markmail.org/thread/42cobkpzlgotcbin
> > I originally voted against this move, my primary concern being that we
> > not "ready" to move to tlp status given our small contributor base and
> > limited contributor diversity. However I'd now like to revisit that
> > discussion/decision. Since that time the team has been working hard to
> > attract new contributors, and we've seen significant new contributions
> > in. There has also been feedback from board/pmc addressing many of these
> > concerns (both on the list and in private). I am now less concerned about
> > this issue and don't see it as a blocker for us to move to TLP status.
> > A second concern was that by becoming a TLP the project would lose it's
> > connection with Hadoop, a big source of new users for us. I've been
> > (and you can see with the other projects that have moved to tlp status;
> > pig/hive/hbase/etc...) that this connection will be maintained. The
> > ZooKeeper tab for example will redirect to our new homepage.
> > Other Apache members also pointed out to me that we are essentially
> > operating as a TLP within the Hadoop PMC. Most of the other PMC members
> > little or no experience with ZooKeeper and this makes it difficult for
> > to monitor and advise us. By moving to TLP status we'll be able to govern
> > ourselves and better set our direction.
> > I believe we are ready to become a TLP. Please respond to this email with
> > your thoughts and any issues. I will call a vote in a few days, once
> > discussion settles.
> > Regards,
> > Patrick