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From "Rahul Thakur" <rahul.thakur.x...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [vote] merge id-refactor branch changes
Date Wed, 24 Jan 2007 08:05:42 GMT
>> 'int' ids are now converted to 'long' across the project and to allow 
>> really large values. This should cater to scenarios where the id 
>> generation could be started from an arbitrary large value.
>
> Won't this break the API?

Yep, it would.

>
> What is the use case where 4 billion IDs isn't sufficient?

2 billion you mean :-). But this also more of something that I have 
noticed  'traditionally' that ids are specified as long and stored as 
bigints in database.

Rahul

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