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From Josh Elser <>
Subject Re: Looking for a mentor for Gossip and Rya
Date Sat, 12 Nov 2016 17:31:01 GMT
I'm going to also assume no objections from the Gossip side. I've taken 
the liberty to add you to podlings.xml and the Gossip podling incubator 

Thanks for volunteering, Drew!

- Josh


Drew Farris wrote:
> Hi Sean,
> Unless I missed a response, no one has stepped up to mentor Gossip. I'd be
> happy to do so.
> Drew
> On Mon, Nov 7, 2016 at 7:03 PM Sean Busbey<>  wrote:
>> Hi Folks!
>> Sadly, other commitments in my life require that I step down the amount of
>> volunteer time I spend on the ASF. I had originally thought that I'd still
>> have time for mentoring the two podlings I've been involved with (Gossip
>> and Rya), but it doesn't look that way.
>> As such, I'm hoping someone on general@ might be convinced to step up in
>> either case. My need to step aside should not reflect on the podlings
>> themselves; they're both doing just fine for where they are in terms of
>> project maturity.
>> If the particular technology aims matter:
>> Apache Gossip (incubating) is creating a foundational library for
>> distributed systems to use the gossip protocol to make peer-to-peer
>> networks. It's written in Java.
>> Apache RYA (incubating) is an RDF triple store built on top of sparse
>> key-value stores (specifically Apache Accumulo is currently the robust
>> exemplar implementation). It is also written (mostly) in Java.
>> I'd say Rya is farther along the path to graduation, but neither podling
>> is particularly demanding in terms of kinds-of or amounts-of attention
>> required.
>> Anyone interested in transitioning onto one or both?
>> -busbey
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