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From Yassine MARZOUGUI <y.marzou...@mindlytix.com>
Subject notNext() and next(negation) not yielding same output in Flink CEP
Date Sat, 22 Jul 2017 18:32:58 GMT
Hi all,

I would like to match the maximal consecutive sequences of events of type A
in a stream.
I'm using the following :

Pattern.begin("start").where(event is not A)

.next("middle").where(event is A).oneOrMore().consecutive()

.next("not").where(event is not A)

I This give the output I want. However if I use
notNext("not").where(event is A) instead of next("not").where(event is
not A), the middle patterns contain only sequences of single elements
of type A.
My understaning is that notNext() in this case is equivalent to
next(negation), so why is the output different?

Thank you in advance.

Best,
Yassine

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