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From David Boxenhorn <da...@citypath.com>
Subject Re: Backward incompatible CQL changes 0.8.0 -> 0.8.1
Date Mon, 25 Jul 2011 05:25:28 GMT
It should be strict by default. People who write code are trained to be
careful (or should be). Interactive environments can set it to lax, if they
want, for their user base.

On Sun, Jul 24, 2011 at 8:25 PM, Eric Evans <eevans@rackspace.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 2011-07-24 at 11:33 +0300, David Boxenhorn wrote:
> > Could we have a strict mode that would enforce quoting terms (this would
> be
> > used in code) and a lax version that could be used in interactive mode,
> > where backward compatibility is not so important?
>
> It's possible, but the skeptic (cynic?) in me thinks that's just one
> more variable in the equation, and one people will frequently trip over.
>
> > > > On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 6:10 PM, Eric Evans <eevans@rackspace.com>
> > > > > I have a feeling that #2 is easier said than done.  So long as
> we're
> > > > > allowing the unquoted form, people will use it and be surprised
> when
> > > > > bit.  Aside from that it seems OK.
>
> --
> Eric Evans
> eevans@rackspace.com
>
>

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