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From Tristan Tarrant <tristan.tarr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: bug report - CQL3 grammar should ignore VARCHAR column length in CREATE statements
Date Tue, 05 Mar 2013 09:26:38 GMT
On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 10:20 AM, Sylvain Lebresne <sylvain@datastax.com>wrote:

> > This is just one of a few small adjustments that can be made to the
> grammar
> > to make everyone's life easier while still maintaining the spirit of
> NOSQL.
>
> To be clear, I am *not* necessarily against making CQL3 closer to the
> ANSI-SQL
> as a convenience. But only if that doesn't compromise the language
> "integrity"
> and is justified. Adding a syntax with a well known semantic but without
>

To me database DDL (such as the CREATE statement we are talking about) is
always going to be handled in a custom fashion by applications.
While ANSI SQL compatibility for CRUD operations is a great objective, I
don't think it really matters for DDL.

Tristan

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