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From "Seweryn Habdank-Wojewodzki (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Resolved] (KAFKA-4315) Kafka Connect documentation problems
Date Mon, 08 Jan 2018 12:11:00 GMT

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Seweryn Habdank-Wojewodzki resolved KAFKA-4315.
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    Resolution: Done

I do not care anymore about this matter.

> Kafka Connect documentation problems
> ------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: KAFKA-4315
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/KAFKA-4315
>             Project: Kafka
>          Issue Type: Bug
>            Reporter: Seweryn Habdank-Wojewodzki
>
> On the base of documentation of the Kafka Connect - http://kafka.apache.org/documentation#connect,
I had tried to build example in Java. It was not possible. 
> The code pieces available on the webpage are taken out of any context and they are not
compiling. 
> Also it seems they are taken completely from other code software parts, so even putting
them together shows, that they are not building any reasonable example. And they tend to be
very complex. where I would expect that the API examples are driving "Hello World" like code.
> Also there are weak connections between examples from the Kafka documentation and Kafka
Connect tools code parts available in the Kafka source.
> Finally I would be nice to have a kind of statement in the Kafka documentation which
parts of API are stable and which are unstable or experimental.
> I saw much (~20) of such a remarks in the Kafka code - I mean that API is unstable. This
note is very important, as we will plan additional effort to prepare some facades for unstable
code.
> In my opinion it is nothing wrong in experimental API, but all those matters when documented
shall be well documented. The current status of the main Kafka documentation makes impression
that Kafka Connect is well tested and consistent and stable feature set, but it is not. What
leads to confusion on the effort management.



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