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From Joe Witt <>
Subject Re: Renaming NiFi-Fn to Stateless NiFi
Date Fri, 05 Apr 2019 23:33:16 GMT
makes sense to me

On Fri, Apr 5, 2019, 5:14 PM Samuel Hjelmfelt
<> wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
> If there are no objections, I would like to rename NiFi-Fn to Stateless
> NiFi. This is more intuitive for the uninitiated and makes it easier to
> differentiate the FaaS use cases from other use cases (e.g. long-running
> stateless flows).
> Originally, it was called MagNiFi to draw the comparison to MiNiFi, but
> the name had to be changed due to a trademark. NiFi-Fn was a reasonable fit
> given opportunity for FaaS, but it has been leading to confusion given that
> there are other places that we could use it. Long running processes in
> particular do not feel like functions (even if they technically are).
> From a code perspective, I would just change the directory to
> "nifi-stateless" and class names from "FnProcessSession" to
> "StatelessProcessSession" for example.
> -Sam

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