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From Boris Yen <yulin...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Why do Digest Queries return hash instead of timestamp?
Date Wed, 13 Jul 2011 09:05:11 GMT
I guess it is because the timestamp does not guarantee data consistency, but
hash does.

Boris

On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 4:27 PM, David Boxenhorn <david@citypath.com> wrote:

> I just saw this
>
> http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/DigestQueries
>
> and I was wondering why it returns a hash of the data. Wouldn't it be
> better and easier to return the timestamp? You don't really care what the
> data is, you only care whether it is more or less recent than another piece
> of data.
>

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