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From Patrick Hunt <ph...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Feature: Allow ephemeral nodes to have children
Date Fri, 06 Aug 2010 16:21:32 GMT
Take a look at the following. Would be a great feature to add. (search 
the mail archives for a full discussion, we should rehash that on the 
jira, or at least link the jira to that thread - would appreciate if 
someone could add a comment to the jira with that.)

https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ZOOKEEPER-723

On 08/06/2010 06:39 AM, Gustavo Niemeyer wrote:
> Hey Andrei,
>
>> I was just re-reading part of the ZooKeeper documentation and I was
>> trying to understand why ephemeral znodes should not have children
>> znodes. Adding this feature, while maintaining an important
>> restriction, could be really useful.
>
> Indeed.  There was some discussion about this idea in this mailing
> list a few months ago, and the conclusion IIRC is that it is indeed an
> interesting feature, and there's an approach which is apparently
> feasible too without too much trouble, but no one is taking care of
> the idea right now.   It'd be good to find someone that is interested
> in trying it out (hint hint).
>

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