UserDefinedType is a developer API in Spark 1.x.
With very high probability we will create a new API for user-defined type that also works well with column batches as well as encoders (datasets). In Spark 2.0, let's make UserDefinedType private[spark] first.
- is related to
SPARK-13326 Dataset in spark 2.0.0-SNAPSHOT missing columns
- relates to
SPARK-7768 Make user-defined type (UDT) API public
- links to