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  1. Avro
  2. AVRO-658

Add "optional" keyword to Avro IDL

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

      It can be a bit cumbersome to write out the unions required for optional fields. With Avro IDL, we could make this simpler by providing an "optional" keyword that compiled down to the union syntax.

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              Reporter:
              hammer Jeff Hammerbacher
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