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From Jonathan Ellis <>
Subject Re: Alternative wire protocols
Date Thu, 25 Jun 2009 18:31:51 GMT
On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 5:24 PM, Ian Holsman<> wrote:
> The problem becomes of longer term support (ie if you get hit by a bus), but
> I believe others will take up the code, or it will go to dust from neglect
> (which is ok). So in the short term I would create a 'contrib' or
> 'experimental' area in cassandra for these interfaces to live in, and for
> you to find other like minded people to help you out.

Sure, that's reasonable.

> as opposed to Jonathan, I actually like X over http interfaces, as they are
> dead simple to use, and makes development so much easier. (and I speak from
> using X over http interfaces for over 10 years in multiple jobs). And as
> Jonathan (and Jay) mention they might be slower, for most people they would
> be ok. (note: I am not saying we throw away fast binary interfaces!).

Isn't there a thrift http transport already? :)


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