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From cutt...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1360859 - in /avro/trunk: CHANGES.txt lang/java/avro/src/main/java/org/apache/avro/reflect/package.html
Date Thu, 12 Jul 2012 19:03:25 GMT
Author: cutting
Date: Thu Jul 12 19:03:25 2012
New Revision: 1360859

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1360859&view=rev
Log:
AVRO-1125.  Remove un-needed warning about reflect API.

Modified:
    avro/trunk/CHANGES.txt
    avro/trunk/lang/java/avro/src/main/java/org/apache/avro/reflect/package.html

Modified: avro/trunk/CHANGES.txt
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/avro/trunk/CHANGES.txt?rev=1360859&r1=1360858&r2=1360859&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- avro/trunk/CHANGES.txt (original)
+++ avro/trunk/CHANGES.txt Thu Jul 12 19:03:25 2012
@@ -27,6 +27,8 @@ Avro 1.7.1 (unreleased)
     AVRO-1119. Java: Permit NettyServer to be used with SSL.
     (Sebastian Ortega via cutting)
 
+    AVRO-1125. Java: Remove un-needed warning about reflect API. (cutting)
+
   BUG FIXES
 
     AVRO-1114. Java: Update license headers for new mapreduce code.  (cutting)

Modified: avro/trunk/lang/java/avro/src/main/java/org/apache/avro/reflect/package.html
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/avro/trunk/lang/java/avro/src/main/java/org/apache/avro/reflect/package.html?rev=1360859&r1=1360858&r2=1360859&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- avro/trunk/lang/java/avro/src/main/java/org/apache/avro/reflect/package.html (original)
+++ avro/trunk/lang/java/avro/src/main/java/org/apache/avro/reflect/package.html Thu Jul 12
19:03:25 2012
@@ -21,20 +21,16 @@
 Use Java reflection to generate schemas and protocols for existing
 classes.
 
-<p>This API is not recommended except as a stepping stone for
-systems that currently uses Java interfaces to define RPC protocols.
-For new RPC systems, the {@link org.apache.avro.specific specific} API
-is preferred.  For systems that process dynamic data, the {@link
-org.apache.avro.generic generic} API is probably best.
-
 <p>Java types are mapped to Avro schemas as follows:
 
 <ul>
 
 <li><b>Classes</b> are mapped to Avro records. Only concrete classes
-  with a no-argument constructor are supported.  Fields are not
-  permitted to be null.  All inherited fields that are not static or
-  transient are used.</li>
+  with a no-argument constructor are supported.  All inherited fields
+  that are not static or transient are used.  Fields are not permitted
+  to be null unless annotated by {@link
+  org.apache.avro.reflect.Nullable Nullable} or a {@link
+  org.apache.avro.reflect.Union Union} containing null.</li>
 
 <li><b>Arrays</b> are mapped to Avro array schemas.  If an array's
   elements are a union defined by the {@link
@@ -62,9 +58,13 @@ org.apache.avro.generic generic} API is 
 
 </ul>
 
-The {@link org.apache.avro.reflect.Union Union} annotation can be used
+<p>The {@link org.apache.avro.reflect.Union Union} annotation can be used
 to support reflection of schemas for interfaces, abstract base classes
 and other uses of polymorphism.
 
+<p>The {@link org.apache.avro.reflect.Stringable Stringable} annotation
+will cause a type to be serialized via its {@link java.lang.Object#toString()
+toString} method.
+
 </body>
 </html>



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