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Re: Heads up - 2.0.5-beta
On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 2:42 PM, Suresh Srinivas <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Eli, I will post a more detailed reply soon. But one small correction:
> I'm also not sure there's currently consensus on what an incompatible
>> change is. For example, I think HADOOP-9151 is incompatible because it
>> broke client/server wire compatibility with previous releases and any
>> change that breaks wire compatibility is incompatible.  Suresh felt it
>> was not an incompatible change because it did not affect API
>> compatibility (ie PB is not considered part of the API) and the change
>> occurred while v2 is in alpha.
> This is not correct. I did not say it was not an incompatible change.
> It was indeed an incompatible wire protocol change. My argument was,
> the phase of development we were in, we could not mark wire protocol
> as stable and not make any incompatible change. But once 2.0.5-beta
> is out, as had discussed earlier, we should not make further incompatible
> changes to wire protocol.

Sorry for the confusion, I misinterpreted your comments on the jira
(specifically, "This is an incompatible change: I disagree." and "see
my argument that about why this is not incompatible.")  to indicate
that you thought it was not incompatible.

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