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From Nate McCall <>
Subject Re: Avro RPC?
Date Wed, 22 Dec 2010 17:09:10 GMT
We encapsulated the transport in Hector a while ago, stubbing out the
avro stuff when we did. Fwiw, we have yet to receive a single request
for building it out.

Implementing a different approach like CQL is far more compelling to
me than maintaining two transports that are more or less feature
matched at this point.

On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 11:00 AM, Eric Evans <> wrote:
> So, Avro RPC.  Is anyone using this?  Is there anyone interested in
> seeing it maintained?
> I'm concentrating on CQL[1][2], which for me will culminate in the
> creation of a new, application-specific transport, one that doesn't use
> either of the frameworks.  To me, the existing RPC framework is just
> something to piggy-back on until things are otherwise working, and I'm
> starting to think Thrift might be a better piggy here (read: it has more
> momentum).
> TTBMK, the Avro RPC interface seems to be "mostly" working at present,
> but it's already looking a bit like the proverbial red headed stepchild.
> Or am I wrong and there are people who care deeply about this?
> [1]:
> [2]:
> --
> Eric Evans

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