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From Chip Salzenberg <>
Subject Re: Cassandra Perl interface
Date Wed, 01 Sep 2010 04:27:02 GMT

> Seems a bit of overkill to pull C or C++ into the mix. The issues seem
> to be the best algorithm design and being able to detect the ring
> membership correctly. Do not think it's  a problem than cannot be
> solved inside python or any other language for that matter. 
> Aaron 

Here's my reasoning:
If speed matters, then C/C++ is not optional.  Thrift requires too much
bit-twiddling.  There's perfectly good autogenerated C++ available; it
would be silly not to use it.
If speed doesn't matter, then using Cassandra is not worth the trouble.

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