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From Andra Lungu <lungu.an...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Spargel vs. Gelly
Date Fri, 10 Apr 2015 10:21:18 GMT
+1 for removing Spargel, but you have to admit that my opinion is pretty
biased :D

On Fri, Apr 10, 2015 at 12:13 PM, Ufuk Celebi <uce@apache.org> wrote:

> Hey all,
>
> currently we have two vertex-centric graph APIs: Spargel and Gelly. I want
> to discuss whether we shall
> 1) keep Spargel as a public API as it is, or
> 2) deprecate (and remove) it.
>
> In my understanding, Spargel was a proof-of-concept, which stuck around.
> It is very stable, but limited in functionality. Gelly provides a superset
> of Spargel's functionality and a high-level library of graph algorithms.
> The vertex-centric iterations actually wrap Spargel.
>
> I am in favour of 2):
>
> + Less confusing and less work to have two APIs for the same thing (we
> have to communicate this, document it etc.)
> + Gelly is actively maintained and getting a lot of contributions
> - Spargel users will have to move to Gelly at some point in time (I think
> this will happen anyways and it should be straight forward)
>
> The Spargel internal code will probably stick around as part of Gelly. The
> question is whether we want to have two public APIs for this.
>
> – Ufuk

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