Github user srdo commented on a diff in the pull request:
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+ * Copyright 2016 The Apache Software Foundation.
+ * Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
+ * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
+ * You may obtain a copy of the License at
+ * http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
+ * Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
+ * distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
+ * WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
+ * See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
+ * limitations under the License.
+ * @param <T> The type this deserializer deserializes to.
+public interface SerializableDeserializer<T> extends Deserializer<T>,
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I thought it was nice to have, since setKey/ValueDeserializer in the
builder implicitly requires the deserializer to be serializable. For example,
if you try to set the standard Kafka StringDeserializer via those methods,
you'll get a NotSerializableException when the topology is submitted to Storm,
since they'll be set as fields on the final KafkaSpoutConfig field in
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