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From Ted Dunning <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apex Incubation Proposal
Date Tue, 11 Aug 2015 04:57:32 GMT
On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 8:04 PM, Roman Shaposhnik <>

> > The primary difference between these is that Malhar is expected to be
> > released much more frequently than Apex as new functions are added.
> Also,
> > as a platform, there is much more burden on Apex to be stable, thus
> > decreasing the desirable release frequency.  Over time, it is likely that
> > newcomers are more likely to find it easy to contribute on the Malhar
> side
> > initially, but the existing community is fine with keeping the committer
> > pool uniform.
> Ok, that makes sense, but it also leads to the next question. With such
> tight integration why ask for different JIRAs for the two projects and two
> different repos? Keeping with your HDFS/YARN analogy, say what you
> will, but part of the reason Hadoop was able to innovate so quickly
> was that those were part of the same project.

I argued against the dual repository, but the project contributors
apparently had a strong opinion about that.

This will have nothing to do with whether the two systems are part of the
same project. They will still be synchronized.

In the end, it seemed a matter of de gustibus.

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