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From Jonathan Ellis <jbel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: proposal: rename <table> to <namespace>
Date Sun, 21 Jun 2009 01:12:15 GMT
I guess the Nays have it.  So that is what I will do.

-Jonathan

On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 6:52 PM, Ian Holsman<ian@holsman.net> wrote:
> 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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