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From Connor Doyle <connor....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Properties on union schema?
Date Sun, 14 Jul 2013 02:15:08 GMT
Perhaps I'm missing part of the original intent for this enhancement, but couldn't users define
a record to wrap a single union type if so desired?  The (binary) encoding would be identical.

On Jul 13, 2013, at 21:01, Christophe Taton <taton@wibidata.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm toying with a few changes to provide alternative representations of union fields
in Java (somewhat related to https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AVRO-248).
> To experiment with this, I'd like to set properties on union schemas, but properties
are currently disabled on unions.
> Is there a particular reason for this, or is it a reasonable change to allow properties
on unions?
> Thanks,
> C.

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