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From Konstantin Boudnik <>
Subject Re: Impala commit policy
Date Wed, 02 Dec 2015 20:40:56 GMT
I am not sure what "start with no explicit commit policy" even means. Will
there be no commits, until the discussion on the subject happens?

How code changes will be going into the source base?

On Wed, Dec 02, 2015 at 10:01AM, Tom White wrote:
> The vote to accept Impala into the incubator has passed
> (, however there are still some concerns about
> CTR/RTC. My main takeaways from the CTR/RTC thread are that it's not a
> binary choice, and that it's entirely reasonable that different
> communities have different commit policies at the ASF.
> I think Julian Hyde's suggestion that the Impala podling start with no
> explicit commit policy is a good one. Incubation should be used as a
> time to work out what works best for a project. The initial Impala
> community should discuss the commit policy as they go through the
> process of setting up ASF infra and start growing the podling. In
> particular this will include how Gerrit can be used as a tool to
> facilitate reviews, and how that fits with ASF culture, which is
> something that other projects are looking at too.
> Cheers,
> Tom
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