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From Konstantin Boudnik <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: LimitedPrivate and HBase
Date Thu, 09 Jun 2011 17:38:08 GMT
+1 on this. I think LimitedPrivate is somewhat moot. It seems
to be a better way to just get rid of it. $0.02

Cos

On Thu, Jun 09, 2011 at 10:27AM, Tom White wrote:
> Looking at current usage in Hadoop, there are only 4 LimitedPrivate
> references to HBase (the http, io.retry, ipc, and metrics packages in
> Common), and 2 references to Pig (the two LineRecordReader classes in
> MapReduce). The other LimitedPrivate references are all to HDFS or
> MapReduce. Given that Private means "Intended for use only within
> Hadoop itself" (according to the javadoc), we can replace these
> references with Private.
> 
> We could also change the remaining 6 cases of LimitedPrivate to Public
> (note that they are already annotated Evolving or Unstable), and
> deprecate LimitedPrivate. Would this allay people's concerns?
> 
> Cheers,
> Tom
> 
> On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 9:28 AM, Eric Baldeschwieler
> <eric14@yahoo-inc.com> wrote:
> > I'd like to see a proposal circulated to handle this concern in a maintainable way.
> >
> > On Jun 8, 2011, at 9:17 AM, Andrew Purtell wrote:
> >
> >>> From: Allen Wittenauer <aw@apache.org>
> >>> ═ ═ OK. ═That's make it easier to just
> >>> -1 changes like this with reasoning such as "HBase is not a
> >>> related project." Then we can go back working on core
> >>> Hadoop.
> >>
> >> Seriously?
> >>
> >> Forget what I said about filing a JIRA (and working on it) to give HttpServer
an extensibility that possibly would past muster with you.
> >>
> >> ═- Andy
> >>
> >>
> >
> >

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