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From Aljoscha Krettek <aljos...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Name of Expression API and DataSet abstraction
Date Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:54:26 GMT
I also prefer Relation. So what should we do? Doesn't really look like
consensus.

On Sat, Mar 21, 2015 at 6:02 PM, Paris Carbone <parisc@kth.se> wrote:
> Both names look ok but if I had to choose I would go for the Relation API.
> It defines a new DSL in contrast to data types (ie DataSet, DataStream) so it doesn’t
have to follow the same convention.
> Plus, it is a single word with sufficient meaning.
>
> Paris
>
> On 21 Mar 2015, at 17:29, Fabian Hueske <fhueske@gmail.com<mailto:fhueske@gmail.com>>
wrote:
>
> I'm in favor of Relation API because the API operates on a set of tuples
> with a fixed (flat) schema which is known as relation from relational
> databases.
>
> Everybody who took a database intro class should be familiar with this term.
> On Mar 21, 2015 5:14 PM, "Henry Saputra" <henry.saputra@gmail.com<mailto:henry.saputra@gmail.com>>
wrote:
>
> I like the Relation or Relational. So maybe we could use DataRelation
> as the abstraction?
>
> - Henry
>
> On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 9:30 AM, Fabian Hueske <fhueske@gmail.com<mailto:fhueske@gmail.com>>
wrote:
> I am also more in favor of Rel and Relation, but DataTable nicely follows
> the terms DataSet and DataStream.
> On Mar 16, 2015 4:58 PM, "Aljoscha Krettek" <aljoscha@apache.org<mailto:aljoscha@apache.org>>
> wrote:
>
> I like Relation or Rel, is shorter.
> On Mar 16, 2015 4:52 PM, "Hermann Gábor" <reckoner42@gmail.com<mailto:reckoner42@gmail.com>>
wrote:
>
> +1 for DataTable
>
> On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 4:11 PM Till Rohrmann <trohrmann@apache.org<mailto:trohrmann@apache.org>>
> wrote:
>
> +1 for DataTable
>
> On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 10:34 AM, Márton Balassi <
> balassi.marton@gmail.com<mailto:balassi.marton@gmail.com>
>
> wrote:
>
> +1 for Max's suggestion.
>
> On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 10:32 AM, Ufuk Celebi <uce@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> On Fri, Mar 13, 2015 at 6:08 PM, Maximilian Michels <
> mxm@apache.org<mailto:mxm@apache.org>>
> wrote:
>
>
> Thanks for starting the discussion. We should definitely not
> keep
> flink-expressions.
>
> I'm in favor of DataTable for the DataSet abstraction
> equivalent.
> For
> consistency, the package name should then be flink-table. At
> first
> sight, the name seems kind of plain but I think it is quite
> intuitive
> because the API enables you to work in a SQL like fashion.
>
>
>
> +1
>
> I think this is a very good suggestion. :-)
>
> (There is an associated issue, we shouldn't forget to close:
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FLINK-1623)
>
>
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>
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