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Re: Defining Hadoop Compatibility -revisiting-

On May 13, 2011, at 2:55 PM, Doug Cutting wrote:

> On 05/13/2011 07:28 PM, Allen Wittenauer wrote:
>> If it has a modified version of Hadoop (i.e., not an actual Apache
>> release or patches which have never been committed to trunk), are
>> they allowed to say "includes Apache Hadoop"?
> No.  Those are the two cases we permit.  We used to say that it was
> enough for a patch to be in Jira, but Roy clarified last year that
> committed to trunk is a better line, since that means the code has been
> reviewed and accepted by the community.
So what do we do about companies that release a product that says "includes Apache Hadoop" but includes patches that aren't committed to trunk?