since 1.7.0 In an attempt to clean up types in the data package that were not intended to be in public API this type was deprecated. Technically
this method was not considered part of the public API in 1.6.0 and earlier, therefore it could have been deleted. However a decision was made to
deprecate in order to be cautious and avoid confusion between 1.6.0 and 1.7.0.
public class ComparableBytes
An array of bytes wrapped so as to extend Hadoop's BinaryComparable class.