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From "Ryan King (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (AVRO-258) Higher-level language for authoring schemata
Date Mon, 21 Dec 2009 01:29:18 GMT

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Ryan King commented on AVRO-258:
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I like the general approach here, but am not a fan of the decorator-like syntax. That sort
of syntax is necessary when you can't make backwards-incompatible changes to a language. We
don't have that constraint here. I would do this:

<pre>
    string name ignore;
</pre>


> Higher-level language for authoring schemata
> --------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: AVRO-258
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AVRO-258
>             Project: Avro
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: spec
>            Reporter: Todd Lipcon
>            Assignee: Todd Lipcon
>         Attachments: AVRO-258.txt, simple-genned.avpr, simple.avpr
>
>
> Early users of Avro have noted that authoring schemas and especially protocols in JSON
feels unnatural. This JIRA is to work on a higher-level language that feels more like defining
interfaces and classes in Java/C/etc.

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