[Bro-Dev] Broker port status
robin at icir.org
Thu Mar 8 17:29:14 PST 2018
On Thu, Mar 08, 2018 at 13:28 -0600, you wrote:
> * Rename "proxy" nodes?
> (1) &synchronized, &mergeable, &persistent. Seems fine to deprecate these now.
> (2) Communication framework scripts. It's awkward to deprecate stuff
> here since they internally will be using what is deprecated. I think
> it makes sense to just remove it and let users manually make a copy if
> they still need it.
> (3) Old C++ comm. code, e.g. RemoteSerializer. I think we'll leave
> this untouched for the 2.6 release?
Yep, I'm looking forward to ripping that out for 2.7. :)
> (4) BIFs associated with old comm. system. Depends on (3) (and also
> actually (2)), though if the internal core code remains, I think it
> makes sense to add &deprecated to these.
Deprecating them sounds good.
> It makes more sense to me to assume the user wants to insert the key
> with a sane default value (e.g. zero/empty) in those cases, otherwise,
> it's awkward/race-prone to require they do it themselves.
Agree with this as well, has always felt a bit awkward to me too.
Robin Sommer * ICSI/LBNL * robin at icir.org * www.icir.org/robin
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