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Re: Hadoop 0.19.1

On Feb 2, 2009, at 6:18 PM, Doug Judd wrote:

> Comments inline ...
>
> On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 4:23 PM, Konstantin Shvachko <shv@yahoo-
> inc.com>wrote:
>
> > >  What do you recommend?
> >
> > In general. There may be people/organizations, which will not  
> compromise
> > on the reduced functionality in favor of the stability, this is
> > understandable.
> > I would propose to create a separate (unofficial experimental)  
> branch,
> > which
> > would track changes like HADOOP-4379. The branch may later either  
> die when
> > the
> > main stream is fixed or be merged with the trunk if the changes  
> proved to
> > be stable.
>
>
> Sure, that sounds reasonable.  One thing I would caution against is  
> spending
> a lot of time doing incremental patchwork on something that needs a
> ground-up overhaul.  I would much rather wait a couple of months  
> longer and
> get software that is based on a well thought out design that is
> fundamentally sound.  Ultimately that will be the fastest path to  
> stability.
>

Agree.
sanjay
>