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From Simone Tripodi <>
Subject Re: [graph] exporter migration in branch
Date Sat, 17 Mar 2012 00:55:09 GMT
Hi Thomas,
please see r1301848 - this is something prototypal and suggestions are
much more than welcome!

I'd encourage all [graph] people on experimenting stuff on a proper
branch, everybody shall feel free to setup a branch and working on it!

All the best,

On Sat, Mar 17, 2012 at 12:40 AM, Simone Tripodi
<> wrote:
> Hi Thomas,
> I have a proposal almost ready on my local machine, I'll show you as
> soon as possible in order you can review and share your thoughts.
> The GraphML exporter was an external contribution - I never used
> Thinkerpop stuff and don't know details, apologize... which action you
> suggest to take? maybe mentioning it in the NOTICE?
> TIA!!!
> -Simo
> On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 6:27 PM, Thomas Neidhart
> <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have looked into the issue with the graph exporters in the branch, and
>> as we now store any kind of object as Vertex / Edge, it is not obvious
>> how to export such objects.
>> When looking at something like tinkerpop/blueprints, they have a
>> PropertyGraph that can store arbitrary properties for each node/edge
>> which is pretty powerful when combining it with a query language like
>> gremlin, and the export is of course simpler as all properties are exported.
>> On the other hand we could imagine a javabeans like interface, where
>> bean properties are exported (default), or the user provides a hint to
>> the exporter which ones he would like to export.
>> When thinking further about future importers, we could use beanutils(2?)
>> to create such beans on the fly when importing a graph.
>> Best,
>> Thomas
>> btw. the current graphml exporter code is more or less a copy&paste from
>> tinkerpop/blueprints
>> (
>> from a licensing point of view it should be fine, as tinkerpop is
>> something like BSD afaik, but it should be mentioned somehow I guess.
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