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From Oleg Zhurakousky <>
Subject Re: "External" extensions
Date Sun, 01 Nov 2015 18:34:06 GMT
Tony, plenty of opinion but so are the questions/concerns.
Managing it on GitHub is perfect, but raises several questions, all pertaining to the relationship
of this project with ASF, its ownership and control. 
Perhaps some PMCs on the list can shed some light as to how it could be done?


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> On Nov 1, 2015, at 13:08, Adam Estrada <> wrote:
> This has been suggested before. It's a great idea!!! I suggest creating a repo on github
for NiFi-Processors or something like that. There are many more folks searching through GitHub
than on the Apache wikis, IMO. This will inevitably help spread the word...
> A
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Nov 1, 2015, at 12:55 PM, Tony Kurc <> wrote:
>> Not very strong opinions on this?
>>> On Oct 30, 2015 10:53 AM, "Joe Witt" <> wrote:
>>> Tony,
>>> I completely agree we should do this.  A quick github search reveals
>>> there are some nice utilities/processors folks have built for NiFi but
>>> for which they're not necessarily going to submit them as PRs.  We
>>> should link to these as much as possible but we should also help folks
>>> understand these aren't 'apache' things and are not of the Apache NiFi
>>> community directly but they are good for users and developers to know
>>> about.
>>> Perhaps a wiki page linking to these is good provided we have the
>>> above sort of disclaimer and a healthy recognition such references
>>> will become stale...
>>> Thanks
>>> Joe
>>>> On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 10:48 AM, Tony Kurc <> wrote:
>>>> All,
>>>> I wanted to start a conversation about projects that are good for people
>>>> using or developing NiFi, but either can't or don't belong in the source
>>>> tree. This could be due to licensing issues (for example not compatible
>>> (or
>>>> not yet determined if it is compatible (GPL [1])) with the Apache
>>> License),
>>>> or other thought provoking mild concerns like we're discussing on
>>> NIFI-1074
>>>> [2].
>>>> I'd like to propose either capturing these on the website or on the wiki
>>> or
>>>> some other approach I didn't think of. I was hoping to find a good
>>>> archetype for this type of documentation in another apache project, but
>>>> didn't find anything I personally liked. If you have seen something you
>>>> like or don't, I'd be interested to hear.
>>>> [1]
>>>> [2]

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