Dave, out of curiosity, how long does a projection of one of your datasets take?
On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 11:17 AM, david collins <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I use serialized projections quite frequently. As long as the current
> behavior, or some reasonable facsimile, is still available I'm for doing it
> On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 9:05 AM, Matthew Turk <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 11:02 AM, Stephen Skory <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > Just to play devil's advocate here, what would it take to "fix"
>> > serialization? Adding a checksum so that data changes can be detected?
>> > More than that?
>> That would partly fix the issue of fields/hierarchy changes not being
>> detected (unless you manually mess with the data). But it wouldn't
>> fix the deeper problem, which is that a) we scatter files willy nilly
>> about the directory, which I am coming to feel is a really gross
>> violation of expectations, and b) the process of auto-serialization
>> doesn't save a huge amount of time in most cases. JohnW and I
>> spitballed last fall about some of the biggest hierarchies he's dealt
>> with in Enzo and I promised to write a Cython parser, which I never
>> succeeded at.
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