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From Jason Rosenberg <...@squareup.com>
Subject Re: pushing delete topic feature out of 0.8
Date Thu, 04 Apr 2013 19:01:04 GMT

This is a feature I've been hoping for, so I added an upvote to Kafka-330.
 But I will defer to you in terms of not wanting to delay 0.8 unnecessarily.

Will we still have a backhanded way to remove a topic if need be?
 Ultimately, I'd like  to see the feature where a topic automatically is
created on receipt of a new message, and that topic will then automatically
become deleted after a configurable period of inactivity.  In otherwords,
auto-creation and auto-deletion.


On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 11:35 AM, Jun Rao <junrao@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> We started the work on deleting topics in 0.8 (kafka-330). We realized that
> it touches quite a few critical components such as controller, replica
> manager, and log, and it will take some time to stabilize this. In order
> not to delay the 0.8 release too much, I propose that we push this feature
> out of 0.8. Since we don't really support deleting topics in 0.7, this
> doesn't reduce the existing features.
> Any concerns from people?
> Thanks,
> Jun

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