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From Bobby <bobymicr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Cassandra CQL 3.0.0 Violates UUID Specification
Date Fri, 29 Jun 2012 13:41:53 GMT
Great :) I was a bit worried at first.

On Jun 29, 2012, at 2:54 PM, Sylvain Lebresne wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 10:18 AM, Bobby <bobymicroby@gmail.com> wrote:
>> According to the CQL 3.0 specification :
>> 
>>  ____A UUID constant is defined by hex{8}-hex{4}-hex{4}-hex{12} where hex is an hexadecimal
character, e.g. [0-9a-fA-F]and {4} is the number of such characters. ____
>> 
>> Cassandra UUID representation  = 28 characters  ,  112 bits  , 14 bytes
>> 
>> But...
>> 
>> A UUID is a ____ 16-byte (128-bit)  ____ number. In its canonical form, a UUID is
represented by 32 hexadecimal digits, displayed in five groups separated by hyphens, in the
form 8-4-4-4-12 for a _____ total of 36 characters  _______ (32 digits and four hyphens).
>> 
>> 
>> Standard UUID representation =  36 characters  , 128 bits , 16 bytes
> 
> That's a typo of the documentation, thanks for catching that. I've updated it.
> 
> --
> Sylvain


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