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From Luciano Resende <>
Subject Re: apache package naming convention
Date Fri, 07 Aug 2015 22:29:39 GMT
On Fri, Aug 7, 2015 at 3:16 PM, Matthew Hayes <> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Roman Shaposhnik suggested I open a discussion on the following topic:
> For Apache DataFu, all of the Java classes are declared in a datafu.*
> namespace.  This has been the naming convention since the DataFu project
> started in 2010.  Since DataFu became part of the Apache incubation
> process, the topic has come up of moving all of the classes into a
> org.apache.datafu.* namespace.  This was first discussed in January 2014
> (see DATAFU-7) and most recently again in the past couple weeks.  The
> consensus at the time last year was that it would be a huge pain for users
> and not worth the cost.  It would break any script out there currently
> using DataFu.  Also Jakob Homan and Russell Journey pointed out that this
> is just a convention and not all Apache projects follow it.  Since we would
> like DataFu to graduate sometime soon it would be good to clarify what the
> requirements are on package naming conventions before we do a release.
> Thoughts?
> Thanks,
> Matt

Current statement on Incubator website

But, if DataFu will do the repackaging, better sooner (before graduation)
then later.

Luciano Resende

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