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From Alex Karasulu <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Graduate Sqoop podling from Apache Incubator
Date Tue, 28 Feb 2012 08:59:12 GMT
On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 10:52 AM, Jarek Jarcec Cecho <>wrote:

> Hi Alex and Alan,
> we already moved entire logic to org.apache namespace. We're keeping
> classes in com.cloudera in place only for compatibility with tools that are
> based on sqoop (for example various connectors).

Cloudera's compatibility issues are not our problem. These packages need to

> However those classes do not contain any logic,

This has nothing to do with whether or not they contain functionality. That
namespace is a mark of Cloudera. It has no place in an Apache Product. We
have no control over that namespace nor do we want it.

> they are just inheriting from org.apache namespace and do nothing. Let me
> show you what I mean on following example:
> All other files in com.cloudera namespace have similar structure. They are
> just skeleton code that is in place for compatibility without any logic
> (additional code).
> Do we really need to remove entirely com.cloudera namespace or is this
> state acceptable for graduating?
It is NOT acceptable.

Best Regards,
-- Alex

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