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From "Olga Natkovich (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Resolved: (PIG-393) notations for data bag and data map are confusing
Date Mon, 26 Jan 2009 21:59:59 GMT

     [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PIG-393?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel

Olga Natkovich resolved PIG-393.

    Resolution: Won't Fix

for backward compatibility

> notations for data bag and data map are confusing
> -------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: PIG-393
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PIG-393
>             Project: Pig
>          Issue Type: Wish
>            Reporter: Rong-En Fan
>            Priority: Minor
> In Pig document, we use {} for data bag and [] for data map. While data bag is more like
a collection (a list of other data) and data map is like a hash, their corresponding notation
in other language like python (and hash in perl), is actually the other way around. In Python,
they use [] for list and {} for map (dictionary). In perl, they use {} for hash, too. The
notations in Pig is very confusing for developers who are familiar with Python/perl.

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