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From David Boxenhorn <da...@citypath.com>
Subject Re: Why do Digest Queries return hash instead of timestamp?
Date Wed, 13 Jul 2011 09:08:12 GMT
If you have to pieces of data that are different but have the same
timestamp, how can you resolve consistency?

This is a pathological situation to begin with, why should you waste effort
to (not) solve it?

On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 12:05 PM, Boris Yen <yulinyen@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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