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From Ed Anuff ...@anuff.com>
Subject Re: Is SuperColumn necessary?
Date Wed, 28 Apr 2010 19:52:52 GMT
It might make sense to create a CompositeType subclass of AbstractType for
the purpose of constructing and comparing these types of "composite" column
names so that if you could more easily do that sort of thing rather than
having to concatenate into one big string.

On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 10:25 AM, Mike Malone <mike@simplegeo.com> wrote:

> The only thing SuperColumns appear to buy you (as someone pointed out to me
> at the Cassandra meetup - I think it was Eric Florenzano) is that you can
> use different comparator types for the Super/SubColumns, I guess..? But you
> should be able to do the same thing by creating your own Column comparator.
> I guess my point is that SuperColumns are mostly a convenience mechanism, as
> far as I can tell.
>
> Mike
>

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