[Mondrian] Fwd: Publishing an olap4j release to maven central

Paul Stoellberger p.stoellberger at gmail.com
Mon Mar 21 06:44:50 EDT 2016


I agree with what tom said!

Happy to help out in one way or another with olap4j

-paul

> On 21.03.2016, at 00:19, Tom Barber <tom at analytical-labs.com> wrote:
> 
> I think both Olap4J and Mondrian could do with a better governance model, Olap4j 2.x is sat doing nothing, Olap4j 1 does enough but there is plenty of scope for improvement. 
> 
> Mondrian as well, no one has a clue whats going on, Mondrian 3, Mondrian 4, 60 open pull requests etc, that's not a dig at the guys in the towers, but we run our own Mondrian 4 fork mostly because stuff gets pushed up to PR and never ingested, although i'm guilty of not pushing a few tweaks back which I'll attempt to get done this week. Also there's no feedback either WRT roadmap, targets etc, the problem with Mondrian is its a complex beast and lacking developer power, and then to compound it all there are now 2 major versions of that complex beast! :)
> 
> Of course I doubt we can do much with Mondrian without say so from the towers, but clearly we can do something about Olap4j if there is the interest.
> 
> Tom
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>> On 20 March 2016 at 21:50, Julian Hyde <julianhyde at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Mondrian folks,
>> 
>> Is there enough interest in olap4j to form a meritocratic community? (Committers, code reviews, and regular releases to maven central.) I have a feeling that there is.
>> 
>> If you’re involved in olap4j (e.g. if you are working on features in a fork) see my message below.
>> 
>> Julian
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> Begin forwarded message:
>>> 
>>> From: Julian Hyde <jhyde at apache.org>
>>> Subject: Publishing an olap4j release to maven central
>>> Date: March 19, 2016 at 6:47:00 PM PDT
>>> To: olap4j-devel at lists.sourceforge.net
>>> 
>>> Hello all! It's been a while.
>>> 
>>> I noticed a couple of things about olap4j.
>>> 
>>> First, browsing github[1], I noticed there are a few forks of olap4j
>>> doing interesting stuff, such as DAX support, and XMLA fixes.
>>> 
>>> Second, that olap4j (still!) isn't published to Maven Central[2]. That
>>> makes it pretty difficult to use, given that everyone uses maven these
>>> days and expects everything useful to be in Maven Central.
>>> 
>>> So, how about pulling together to make a release? If there is
>>> interest, I can get permissions from Maven Central to publish
>>> releases. And, I would like to create an Apache-style meritocracy.
>>> People who are doing the work get the right to commit, and review each
>>> other's commits. What we all get out of it is regular, high-quality
>>> releases, incorporating everyone's bug fixes and added features.
>>> 
>>> What do you all think?
>>> 
>>> (Please feel free to forward this message to folks developing & using
>>> olap4j who are not on this list.)
>>> 
>>> Julian
>>> 
>>> [1] https://github.com/olap4j/olap4j/network
>>> 
>>> [2] http://search.maven.org/
>> 
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