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From "Dmitriy V. Ryaboy (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Updated: (PIG-1248) [piggybank] useful String functions
Date Tue, 23 Feb 2010 16:52:27 GMT

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Dmitriy V. Ryaboy updated PIG-1248:
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    Attachment: PIG_1248.diff

Changes to Split javadoc.

Regarding capitalization -- the only new udf that uses all-caps is LENGTH. I think they should
all be camel-cased; it's easier on the eyes. Since the old functions are already all-caps,
and Java does not support multiple classes with the same name but different capitalization,
we can't change from all-caps to camel-case without losing backwards compatibility. I chose
to make LENGTH all-caps because it intuitively seems like a "basic functionality" function,
as opposed to something like UcFirst.  I agree that it's somewhat arbitrary.

> [piggybank] useful String functions
> -----------------------------------
>
>                 Key: PIG-1248
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PIG-1248
>             Project: Pig
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>            Reporter: Dmitriy V. Ryaboy
>            Assignee: Dmitriy V. Ryaboy
>             Fix For: 0.7.0
>
>         Attachments: PIG_1248.diff, PIG_1248.diff, PIG_1248.diff
>
>
> Pig ships with very few evalFuncs for working with strings. This jira is for adding a
few more.

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