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From "Mattmann, Chris A (3980)" <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Retire HDT
Date Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:07:06 GMT
CC¹ing folks from general@incubator.a.o as they can likely explain
(am currently getting ready for a flight back from Italy to Los Angeles
and won¹t have time for a bit, Bob).

Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
Chief Architect
Instrument Software and Science Data Systems Section (398)
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
Office: 168-519, Mailstop: 168-527
Adjunct Associate Professor, Computer Science Department
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA

-----Original Message-----
From: Bob Kerns <>
Reply-To: "" <>
Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 6:58 PM
To: "" <>
Subject: Re: [VOTE] Retire HDT

>As someone who has unfortunately been inactive, I'm going to abstain +0;
>otherwise I'd vote -1 and try to be one of those 3 active folks.
>I still have hopes of doing more stuff with Hadoop and HDT in the future,
>but job responsibilities keep shifting in unexpected directions, and
>and family don't leave me enough time to do it if not actively involved at
>If retired, will this list remain active? Otherwise, it might be hard to
>gather the 3 active people...
>I think there's significant needs that are going unmet that we could be
>addressing, if people (myself included) had the time to devote to it.
>I've not stopped monitoring the list, and I do hope to contribute in the
>future. If it is retired, what will be the mechanics for contributing new
>code? Would it have to be brought out of retirement before that could
>happen via Apache? (Obviously, a fork on GitHub would be an option, but
>that might detract from a path back to active Apache involvement).
>On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 7:45 AM, Roman Shaposhnik <> wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 12:45 AM, Rahul Sharma <>
>> > Hi all,
>> >
>> > Based on the discussion happened on the mailing list [1] ,I'd like to
>> call
>> > a VOTE to retire[2] Apache HDT from  Apache Incubator. It appears i
>> > the project has lost community interest with almost no activity on
>> mailing
>> > lists.
>> >
>> > This VOTE will be open for at least 72 hours and passes on achieving a
>> > consensus.
>> >
>> >  +1 [ ] Yes, I am in favor of retiring HDT from the Apache Incubator.
>> >  +0 [ ]
>> >  -1 [ ] No, I am not in favor of retiring HDT because...
>> + 1 (binding).
>> Thanks for all your efforts Rahul!
>> I've also appreciated Mirko's comment, but I must say that
>> retirement is NOT a death sentence. The code still will be
>> available and if least 3 active folks were to show up the
>> project can easily be reinstated.
>> Thanks,
>> Roman.

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