+1 to Ed’s comments.
On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 7:08 AM, Edward Capriolo <edlinuxg...@gmail.com>
> I do not think we should remove:
> One of the challenges of HQL is not having a procedure language. This
> forces users into oozie/airflow/spark even to orchestrate simple flows.
> Lets give that one some time to marinate, but I agree technically it could
> be its own sub project.
> On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 9:45 AM, Peter Vary <pv...@cloudera.com> wrote:
> > Hi Team,
> > I am seeing several jiras proposing removing functions from Hive:
> > HIVE-18691 Drop Support for Explicit Table Lock From Apache Hive
> > HIVE-18692 Remove HPL/SQL From Apache Hive
> > HIVE-18448 Drop Support For Indexes From Apache Hive
> > I generally agree with removing unused functions. Especially ones which
> > add extra effort to upkeep without real user base.
> > My question is wether Hive has a deprecation policy for function
> > deprecation like Hadoop:
> > https://hadoop.apache.org/docs/current/hadoop-project-
> > Compatibility.html#Deprecation <https://hadoop.apache.org/
> > docs/current/hadoop-project-dist/hadoop-common/
> > Compatibility.html#Deprecation>
> > Thanks,
> > Peter