Is https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AVRO-251 what you may be looking for?
On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 2:40 PM, Noble Paul <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> The avro schema is normally represented in json format. Is there a way
> to serialize it in a shorter , more compact format (may be in avro
> itself) .
> We are using avro for encoding data over a message bus . So
> handshake is not an option. So, we may need to send the schema across
> all the time. (because message consumers and producers may be using
> different versions of schema.
> Please let me know if there is any other solution