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From Sandy Ryza <sandy.r...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Assume Private-Unstable for classes that are not annotated
Date Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:44:13 GMT
That policy makes sense to me.  We should still label things @Private of
course so that it can be reflected in the documentation.

-Sandy


On Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 2:54 PM, Karthik Kambatla <kasha@cloudera.com>
wrote:

> Hi devs
>
> As you might have noticed, we have several classes and methods in them that
> are not annotated at all. This is seldom intentional. Avoiding incompatible
> changes to all these classes can be considerable baggage.
>
> I was wondering if we should add an explicit disclaimer in our
> compatibility guide that says, "Classes without annotations are to
> considered @Private"
>
> For methods, is it reasonable to say - "Class members without specific
> annotations inherit the annotations of the class"?
>
> Thanks
> Karthik
>

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