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From Jianfeng Jia <jianfeng....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Did we change the response format of the HTTP Query API?
Date Tue, 03 Nov 2015 22:01:12 GMT
Good to know. Since the HTTP API is the only programmable interface now,
we'd better at least have some HTTP request/response test cases.

On Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 1:54 PM, Chris Hillery <chillery@hillery.land> wrote:

> Yes, the output format changed - more than a year ago now. I did recently
> notice that the documentation was out of date, and I will fix that. As for
> the examples, I was unaware of those, but clearly those need to be updated
> as well. We should probably ensure that all of our examples can be run as
> part of a build, to prevent them breaking.
>
> Ceej
> aka Chris Hillery
>
> On Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 1:40 PM, Jianfeng Jia <jianfeng.jia@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Dear Devs,
> >
> > I just noticed that the HTTP response format from current master is
> > different from the master's documentation page(
> >
> https://asterix-jenkins.ics.uci.edu/job/asterix-test-full/site/asterix-doc/api.html#QueryApi
> > <
> >
> https://asterix-jenkins.ics.uci.edu/job/asterix-test-full/site/asterix-doc/api.html#QueryApi
> >).
> > The documentation says it was wrapped by a json dictionary as following:
> >
> > {
> >       "results": [
> >           [
> >               "{ "id": 123, "name": "John Doe" }"
> >           ]
> >       ]
> >     }
> > But what I got from
> >
> http://localhost:19002/query?query=use%20dataverse%20company;for%20$l%20in%20dataset(
> > ‘Employee’)%20return%20$l;
> > is just an array (as we produced in the Asterix web interface)
> > [
> >               { "id": 123, "name": "John Doe" }
> >           ]
> > It breaks the asterix-examples javascript demos. So I want to ask that
> the
> > HTTP response changes was intended or not. If so we should update the
> > documentation and the corresponding javascript demos. Otherwise we should
> > bring back the old response format.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Best,
> >
> > Jianfeng Jia
> > PhD Candidate of Computer Science
> > University of California, Irvine
> >
> >
>



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Best Regards

Jianfeng Jia
Ph.D. Candidate of Computer Science
University of California, Irvine

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