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  1. Apache Arrow
  2. ARROW-1790

[Format] Define logical data type that represents a "packed C struct" composed from other fixed-size primitive types

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    • Type: New Feature
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 2.0.0
    • Component/s: Format

      Description

      This would embed data like

      struct Point {
        double x;
        double y;
        double z;
      };
      

      Here the struct could be embedded in a FixedSizeBinary with width 24. This is similar to structured data types in NumPy and other libraries

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              • Assignee:
                emkornfield@gmail.com Micah Kornfield
                Reporter:
                wesm Wes McKinney
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