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  1. Avro
  2. AVRO-1533

permit promotions between string and bytes

    Details

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

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        1. AVRO-1533.patch
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          Doug Cutting
        2. AVRO-1533.patch
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          Doug Cutting

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              cutting Doug Cutting
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              cutting Doug Cutting
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