-Re: unsigned types
Doug Cutting 2013-12-12, 17:44
On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 7:26 AM, Pedro Larroy
> Is there a plan / schedule for Avro 2.0?
Christophe Taton started a discussion about this topic ten days ago on this
list. You can find it in the archives.
A major release is required for incompatible changes to the schema
language. Thus 2.0 planning work must focus on determining a set of such
changes. I think in most (if not all) cases one can implement equivalent
features compatibly in the 1.0 branch at the cost of making schemas more
verbose. So there's a tension between preserving compatibility and
improving schema elegance, as the issue discussed in this thread
illustrates. Further discussion of a 2.0 release should probably occur on