-Re: A shout-out to the non-committers who have been making awesome contributions to Pig
On Friday, October 19, 2012, Jonathan Coveney wrote:
> As a committer, I enjoy nothing more than committing the code of
> non-committers (except perhaps a rare sunny day of San Francisco). It's
> great for Pig, and it's great for open source in general.
> I want to give a couple of shout-out's in particular:
> Cheolsoo has been awesome about working to keep the build green, as well as
> submitting a ton of high-quality patches on a variety of topics
> Rohini has also been working hard on this front, and has been good about
> weighing in on tickets on issues (very helpfully) related to keeping the
> build stable, especially with the various versions of Hadoop
> John Gordon clearly is doing the somewhat thankless work of getting Pig to
> run well on windows, which I think deserves thanks
> Of course, there are a ton of people working on Pig. Take a look at
> CHANGES.txt for 0.11 and you'll see a ton of names. A lot of them are new,
> and that is awesome.
> Prashant Kommireddi, Eli Reisman, Russell Jurney, and of course many more
> all deserve recognition for the work being done on Pig. If it was left to
> the 2-3 of us core folks, the release would be a shadow of what it
> currently is, and it'd be a lot less stable.
> So thanks! Keep hacking. Keep the patches coming!