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From Ryan McKinley <ryan...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: FieldType API change proposal -- SOLR-2423
Date Mon, 14 Mar 2011 16:45:40 GMT
Any opinions on this?

thanks
ryan


On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 2:29 AM, Ryan McKinley <ryantxu@gmail.com> wrote:
> I think FieldType should take an Object input rather then String --
> this gives FieldTypes the option of using (and reusing) explicit types
> in addition to String.  For embedded apps that fill SolrInputDocuments
> with real objects, the fields can use objects directly -- this means
> that Date does not have to get converted to a String and then back to
> a Date.
>
> This is a major API change, but I think the value is worth the trouble.
>
> Thoughts?
>
> ryan
>

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