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From Jonathan Coveney <jcove...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Scalar problem
Date Sun, 08 Apr 2012 14:42:24 GMT
I like this idea, and I think we should deprecate the old syntax, and we
can discuss later when it'd get deleted (and when that would be worth it...
if we have a new syntax, it seems pretty painless to have the other one
float around for backwards compatibility, and if anyone uses it it's a sort
of "caveat emptor").

2012/4/8 Aniket Mokashi <aniket486@gmail.com>

> Hi,
> I have noticed early users of pig often hit issues because of confusing
> syntax between scalars and projections. I think scalar syntax should be
> made more explicit for users to use in order to avoid these problems. For
> example- D = foreach C generate B->count; etc.
> I am sure we might break some backward compatibility but we can at least
> deprecate the syntax for a few versions and eventually move to new syntax.
> Thoughts?
> Thanks,
> Aniket

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