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From Jonathan Ellis <jbel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Terrible CQL idea: > and < aliases of >= and <=
Date Mon, 02 May 2011 14:29:41 GMT
80% sure that is an obsolete comment.

Eric, can you verify?

On Mon, May 2, 2011 at 5:22 AM, David Boxenhorn <david@taotown.com> wrote:
> Is this still true?
>
> Note: The greater-than and less-than operators (> and <) result in key
> ranges that are inclusive of the terms. There is no supported notion of
> “strictly” greater-than or less-than; these operators are merely supported
> as aliases to >= and <=.
>
> I think that making > and < aliases of >= and <= is a terrible idea!
>
> First of all, it is very misleading. Second, what will happen to old code
> when > and < are really supported? (Some day they will be supported!)
>



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Jonathan Ellis
Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
co-founder of DataStax, the source for professional Cassandra support
http://www.datastax.com

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