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From Xikui Wang <xik...@uci.edu>
Subject Re: Time to deprecate AQL?
Date Thu, 07 Sep 2017 19:04:55 GMT
+1!

Best,
Xikui

> On Sep 7, 2017, at 11:49, Gerald Sangudi <sangudi@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> :-)
> 
> On Sep 7, 2017 11:44 AM, "Michael Carey" <mjcarey@ics.uci.edu> wrote:
> 
> As AsterixDB evolves, and additional features are added - e.g., DISTINCT
> aggregate support, or properly implemented query-bodied functions,
> supporting two query languages is hugely expensive:  Updating two grammars,
> parsers, rules, tests, ... IMO it is time to let go of AQL as an externally
> supported interface to AsterixDB and only have SQL++ going forward.  I
> think "everyone" has migrated - and if not we should force that migration.
> (Cloudberry is on SQL++ nowadays, BAD is on SQL++ nowadays, ...)  Any
> objections?  If not, I think we should make this decision officially and
> stop putting energy into carrying the AQL legacy around with us.  Thoughts?

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