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From Luciano Resende <>
Subject Re: Spark 2.0.0-preview artifacts still not available in Maven
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2016 17:48:11 GMT
On Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 9:51 AM, Sean Owen <> wrote:

> I still don't know where this "severely compromised builds of limited
> usefulness" thing comes from? what's so bad? You didn't veto its
> release, after all. And rightly so: a release doesn't mean "definitely
> works"; it means it was created the right way. It's OK to say it's
> buggy alpha software; this isn't an argument to not really release it.
> But aside from that: if it should be used by someone, then who did you
> have in mind?
> It would be coherent at least to decide not to make alpha-like
> release, but, we agreed to, which is why this argument sort of
> surprises me.
> I share some concerns about piling on Databricks. Nothing here is by
> nature about an organization. However, this release really began in
> response to a thread (which not everyone here can see) about
> Databricks releasing a "2.0.0 preview" option in their product before
> it existed. I presume employees of that company sort of endorse this,
> which has put this same release into the hands of not just developers
> or admins but end users -- even with caveats and warnings.
> (And I think that's right!)

In this case, I would only expect the 2.0.0 preview to be treated as just
any other release, period.

Luciano Resende

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