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From Adam Estrada <>
Subject Re: "External" extensions
Date Sun, 01 Nov 2015 18:08:02 GMT
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...


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> 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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