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From Martin Kleppmann <mar...@rapportive.com>
Subject Re: Avrodoc: browsable documentation for Avro schemas
Date Fri, 09 Nov 2012 22:12:53 GMT
Thanks, I'd love to have it part of Apache! What would that involve in practice?

(Purely selfishly, I quite like working with git and Github rather
than svn and JIRA, but I'm happy to fit in with Apache's processes.)


On 9 November 2012 17:57, Doug Cutting <cutting@apache.org> wrote:
> That's awesome!
> Would you be interested in contributing this to Apache?
> Doug
> On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 7:05 AM, Martin Kleppmann <martin@rapportive.com> wrote:
>> Hello Avro world,
>> A while ago I had some frustration trying to understand a complex Avro
>> schema, a JSON file thousands of lines long, with many nested record
>> types. I ended up using regexes in vim to manually transform it into
>> something readable. I wondered: why isn't there something like
>> Javadoc, but for Avro schemas?
>> So I built the tool that I wanted: https://github.com/ept/avrodoc
>> Avrodoc is still at an early stage, but it already does the job of
>> giving you Javadoc-like browsable documentation for Avro schemata.
>> Check the demo on the website, try it yourself, and I'd love to hear
>> any feedback!
>> Martin

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