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From Eric Evans <eev...@rackspace.com>
Subject Re: Fixing the data model names
Date Wed, 12 Aug 2009 14:27:30 GMT
On Tue, 2009-08-11 at 22:34 -0700, Arin Sarkissian wrote:
> But realistically how much of this confusion could be avoided with a
> legit example? Once you see a good example you start getting it. A lot
> of people have been pointed towards the ThriftIterface page on the
> wiki which clears up next to nothing:
> http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/ThriftInterface . There's stuff like
> "edges", "base_attributes" etc. It's next door to nonsensical..
> 
> What if we had a real example that people could relate to... a model a
> blog or something along those lines & update the
> http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/ThriftInterface page to show how each
> on the API methods would be used to accomplish basic tasks... ex: get
> all comments for a blog entry, list entires in time order, list
> entries tagged "bar", find all entries with "foo" in the body (kinda
> like the Facebook mail search example).

Full ACK.

Renaming everything carries a huge cost for (IMO) dubious benefit.
However, the cost-to-benefit ratio for better documentation and samples
seems excellent.

-- 
Eric Evans
eevans@rackspace.com


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