On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 9:27 AM, Erik Holstad <erikholstad@gmail.com> wrote:
A supercolumn can still only compare subcolumns in a single way.
Yeah, I know that, but you can have a super column per sort order without having to restart the cluster.

You get a CompareWith for the columns, and a CompareSubcolumnsWith for subcolumns.  If you need more column types to get different sort orders, you need another ColumnFamily.