On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 7:34 AM, Longton, Nigel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
As a volunteer-based open-source project, we don't have a long-term
plan. Rather we, as a group, consider contributions as they arrive
and generally accept those that aren't counter to other's needs.
The IDL compiler does not need to be re-implemented per language. You
can use the existing IDL compiler to convert IDL to protocols &
schemas, then generate C# from those. A single implementation of the
IDL compiler is easier to maintain.
These would make great improvements to Avro C#. Please open issues in Jira.
This sounds useful. Please attach it as a patch in Jira.https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/AVRO/How+To+Contribute
As you note, this is a non-standard mode of operation for Avro, but,
if you find it useful, others might too. So long as it doesn't alter
Avro's standard behavior we should consider adding it to Avro as an