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Updating readme to refer to HttpFS backport for CDH3

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Hoop, Hadoop HDFS over HTTP
+******IMPORTANT******
+
+Hoop is not longer being maintained. Hoop has been integrated into
+Apache Hadoop 2.x as HttpFS. It is also part of CDH4.
+
+A backport of HttpFS for CDH3 is available at
+
+ https://github.com/cloudera/httpfs/
+
+The following blog provides information about HttFS and how it differs
+from Hoop
+
+ http://www.cloudera.com/blog/2012/08/httpfs-for-cdh3-the-hadoop-filesystem-over-http/
+
+*********************
+
Hoop is a server that provides a REST HTTP gateway to HDFS with full
read & write capabilities.
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