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Re: Guide to Writing a Client for Kafka
Great work!

Having a solid doc/spec for the wire protocol would also likely decrease
the need to have as many clients in-tree.  I think at this point that
would be a good thing.

On 11/23/2011 06:32 PM, David Ormsbee wrote:
> Hi folks,
>
> Inspired by the Wire Format wiki entry, I recently created a draft of
> "Writing a Client for Kafka":
>
>   http://readthedocs.org/docs/brod/en/latest/spec.html
>
> I tried to make it the document that I wish we had at Datadog when we
> were total Kafka newbies writing client code. It's still very rough
> and littered with "FIXME" notes where I've written things from my
> understanding without verifying them with tests. I should be filling
> all these gaps in soon, as we're planning to add a lot of
> functionality to our Python client in the coming weeks.
>
> Comments and corrections would be greatly appreciated. :-)
>
> Thank you very much to the Kafka devs. We've been using Kafka a great
> deal at Datadog, we're extremely happy with it, and we're looking
> forward to contributing in our own way. We'll make an announcement as
> soon as we feel our Python client is ready for community use.
>
> Take care.
>
> Dave
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