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From Dan Brickley <>
Subject Re: Commercializing Mahout: the Myrrix recommender platform
Date Thu, 05 Apr 2012 08:28:09 GMT
On 5 April 2012 00:18, Jake Mannix <> wrote:
> +1 to everything Ted said.
>  As an added point, while we're on the subject of corporate involvement,
> forks, and extensions of Mahout, now is as good a time as any to announce
> that I (and my teammate Andy Schlaikjer) are maintaining a official
> "Twitter fork" of Mahout (hosted and worked on entirely in the open on
> GitHub: ), which we'll be making patches
> off of to submit back to Apache trunk on a periodic basis.

Jake, care to add some appropriate brief mention to ? Knowing that
Twitter make serious use of Mahout adds a lot of credibility to the
project, and I'm sure would be enough additional information to tip
various others over into more seriously considering adoption. I
thought about linking your previous email mention of it, ... but you'd
know better what to say and/or link to.



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