Avro
  1. Avro
  2. AVRO-1533

permit promotions between string and bytes

    Details

    • Type: New Feature New Feature
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 1.7.7
    • Component/s: java
    • Labels:
      None

      Description

      Avro strings are a subset of bytes, so promoting from string to bytes is lossless and should be possible. Promotion from bytes to strings may cause problems, as not all byte strings are valid UTF8, but it also might be useful.

      1. AVRO-1533.patch
        6 kB
        Doug Cutting
      2. AVRO-1533.patch
        4 kB
        Doug Cutting

        Activity

        No work has yet been logged on this issue.

          People

          • Assignee:
            Doug Cutting
            Reporter:
            Doug Cutting
          • Votes:
            0 Vote for this issue
            Watchers:
            5 Start watching this issue

            Dates

            • Created:
              Updated:
              Resolved:

              Development