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From Eric Evans <eev...@rackspace.com>
Subject Re: Anyone want to maintain CQL?
Date Thu, 16 Jul 2009 14:35:27 GMT
On Wed, 2009-07-15 at 21:15 -0300, Edward Ribeiro wrote:
> I am particularly interested on query languages, and CQL would be nice
> thing work on since I put on indefinite hold my previous suggestion to
> cassandra (the RESTful client interface). If no one else is willing to
> support it, I would be glad to.

Just to be clear about what this entails. The current implementation is
unfinished, which is really reason enough to consider removing it. It
also periodically needs attention as the result of changes elsewhere in
cassandra, and #296[1] is a perfect example of how these won't
necessarily be trivial in nature.

[1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-296

I'm not trying to discourage you, but it's a lot of work that thus far
no one has been self-motivated for.

> On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 4:32 PM, Jonathan Ellis<jbellis@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > CQL is (a) very incomplete and (b) about to get more so soon (see
> > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-296).
> >
> > If anyone wants to step up and say "this is important enough that
> I'm
> > willing to maintain it," then great, let's talk.  Otherwise, we're
> > leaning towards consigning it to svn history where it can await
> anyone
> > so interested to come along. :)

-- 
Eric Evans
eevans@rackspace.com


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