On 28 May 2014 20:50, Niels Basjes <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
that was me, I recall.

I could see making the attributes more explicit would be good -but stopping
everything that exists from working isn't going to fly.

what about some subclass, AbstractSplittableFileInputFormat that implements
the container properly, requires that content one -and then calculates
IsSplitable() from the results? Existing code: no change, new formats can
descend from this (and built in ones retrofitted).
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