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From Ryan Blue <b...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Patches requiring review for submission
Date Mon, 02 Feb 2015 23:36:00 GMT
On 01/26/2015 11:03 AM, S G wrote:
> Hi,
> I have submitted a couple of patches that need some review.
> 1) https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AVRO-695 (Cyclical references)

This looks complicated and has a long history, so I'll try to help out 
on the other two.

> 2) https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AVRO-680 (Non-string map keys)

Looks like the latest on this is some discussion about whether or not it 
would be useful. In my opinion, it would be a good addition. Other 
formats and processing engines don't have the restriction that keys are 
strings. For example, Parquet allows any object to be a key and Hive 
allows any primitive type.

Is there anything else blocking this, or is the current patch ready for 

> 3) https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AVRO-1554 (Supporting UUID in Avro)

This notes some updates that need to be done as of September last year 
(remove Date), but the last patch is from June. Do you want to update 
the patch?


Ryan Blue
Software Engineer
Cloudera, Inc.

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