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From Ian Holsman <...@holsman.net>
Subject Re: proposal: rename <table> to <namespace>
Date Sat, 20 Jun 2009 23:52:09 GMT
if you don't change it from table, what about putting a huge comment  
in the config file with the FAQ entry in it.

On 21/06/2009, at 9:32 AM, Sandeep Tata wrote:

> I'd like for us to continue with "Table" as well.
> I agree with Alexander's argument for what "namespaces" mean for most
> CS domains.
>
> Moving up a notch to a "database" is also confusing (Do we also have
> tables? Are there tablespaces? Different storage engines for each
> tablespace?)
>
> We'll have to think of new names for columns and supercolumns too ---
> I'd rather we stayed with "Table"
>
>
>
>
>
> On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 11:16 AM, Chris  
> Goffinet<cg@chrisgoffinet.com> wrote:
>> I think we should keep it as 'table'. It's understood everywhere.  
>> I've
>> always even heard BigTable call it a Table? I think namespace might  
>> just be
>> more confusing.
>>
>> On Jun 20, 2009, at 6:54 AM, Jonathan Ellis wrote:
>>
>>> Since we're proposing things that break stuff this weekend... :)
>>>
>>> I think we should rename table to namespace in the config file.
>>> Calling it "table" confuses people coming from an rdbms background
>>> (i.e. just about everyone).
>>>
>>> -Jonathan
>>
>>

--
Ian Holsman
Ian@Holsman.net




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