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From "Jimmy Xiang (Commented) (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HBASE-4403) Adopt interface stability/audience classifications from Hadoop
Date Thu, 16 Feb 2012 21:07:00 GMT

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Jimmy Xiang commented on HBASE-4403:
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@Stack, thanks a lot for review.  I will incorporate the changes to the next version.
How about those coprocessor and rest related classes?

As the classification definition, HADOOP-5073 has some info and background.
Todd has a short summary which is very good:

{quote}
if it's Private, we can change it (and dont' need a
stability mark). If it's public but unstable, we can change it. If
it's public/evolving, we're allowed to change it but should try not
to. If it's public and stable we can't change it without a deprecation
path or with a GREAT reason.
{quote}

                
> Adopt interface stability/audience classifications from Hadoop
> --------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HBASE-4403
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HBASE-4403
>             Project: HBase
>          Issue Type: Task
>    Affects Versions: 0.90.5, 0.92.0
>            Reporter: Todd Lipcon
>            Assignee: Jimmy Xiang
>         Attachments: hbase-4403-interface.txt, hbase-4403-nowhere-near-done.txt
>
>
> As HBase gets more widely used, we need to be more explicit about which APIs are stable
and not expected to break between versions, which APIs are still evolving, etc. We also have
many public classes that are really internal to the RS or Master and not meant to be used
by users. Hadoop has adopted a classification scheme for audience (public, private, or limited-private)
as well as stability (stable, evolving, unstable). I think we should copy these annotations
to HBase and start to classify our public classes.

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