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From "Ross, Alan D" <>
Subject RE: ONI-LDA-C
Date Sun, 30 Oct 2016 19:45:45 GMT
I updated the podling document to reflect this issue and WIP to address.  Only thing I don't
have is a date when we'll be done with LDA-C.  Any ideas?

-----Original Message-----
From: Smith, Nathanael P [] 
Sent: Friday, October 28, 2016 2:04 PM
Subject: Re: ONI-LDA-C

Hi Mark,

Option B with Spark LDA is already underway, I am not sure of an ETA on the code changes.

- Nathanael

> On Oct 28, 2016, at 2:00 PM, Mark Grover <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Vartika mentioned this in a hallway conversation, we decided to bring 
> it up here.
> ONI's LDA implementation
> <
> 3aa1080ca3a3ebd5c679720735/license.txt>
> is
> written in C, but most importantly, is GPL Licensed. And, from the 
> looks of it, it's a hard dependency.
> So, as we migrate to Apache, this needs to be changed. Either:
> A. it needs to be a softer dependency, or B. we need to find a 
> substitute.
> I have noticed Spark MLLib has LDA, and given that this algorithm is 
> being called from Spark anyways, Option B (with Spark) would be a 
> reasonable choice.
> What do others think? Any other options?
> Mark

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