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From Alan Cabrera <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Retire the Chukwa podling
Date Wed, 21 Nov 2012 19:25:31 GMT
Renamed subject.

I think you bring up a valid concern.  To be sure, the infrastructure and administrative costs
are negligible.  So, we don't need to worry on that account.  However, the ASF Incubator is
not a place where you can hang your shingle up and hope that someday someone will wander by
and be interested. 

The Incubator is merely a vetting mechanism to make sure that a community has a minimal set
of ducks in a row as well as proven that it is a vibrant community.  

Here at Chukwa we've had not many commits beyond patches, no dev talk, and no releases.  That's
the problem.

A +1 is not a judgement on the technology or its developers.  It is a simple recognition that
Chukwa, for what ever reason, has been unable to generate an active community.


On Nov 20, 2012, at 12:32 PM, Ariel Rabkin wrote:

> My vote is 0 -- abstain.  I would be happy to leave the project in
> incubation longer in case something turns up, but I'm not paying the
> administrative costs, so I don't feel able to vote -1.
> On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 10:28 AM, Alan Cabrera <> wrote:
>> All,
>> The current thinking among the PPMC is that it's time to retire the Chukwa podling.
 Eric is working on getting the Subversion history ported to a new home on GitHub.
>> Please cast your vote:
>> [ ] +1 to retire the Chukwa project
>> [ ]  0 for Don't care
>> [ ] -1 for No, please keep it alive (please provide arguments why)
>> Regards,
>> Alan
> -- 
> Ari Rabkin
> Princeton Computer Science Department

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