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From Benjamin Black...@b3k.us>
Subject Re: column family names
Date Tue, 31 Aug 2010 02:54:21 GMT
URL encoding.

On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 5:55 PM, Aaron Morton <aaron@thelastpickle.com> wrote:
> under scores or URL encoding ?
> Aaron
> On 31 Aug, 2010,at 12:27 PM, Benjamin Black <b@b3k.us> wrote:
>
> Please don't do this.
>
> On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 5:22 AM, Terje Marthinussen
> <tmarthinussen@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Ah, sorry, I forgot that underscore was part of \w.
>> That will do the trick for now.
>>
>> I do not see the big issue with file names though. Why not expand the
>> allowed characters a bit and escape the file names? Maybe some sort of URL
>> like escaping.
>>
>> Terje
>>
>> On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 6:29 PM, Aaron Morton <aaron@thelastpickle.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Moving to the user list.
>>> The new restrictions were added as part of  CASSANDRA-1377 for 0.6.5 and
>>> 0.7, AFAIK it's to ensure the file names created for the CFs can be
>>> correctly parsed. So it's probably not going to change.
>>> The names have to match the \w reg ex class, which includes the
>>> underscore
>>> character.
>>>
>>> Aaron
>>>
>>> On 30 Aug 2010, at 21:01, Terje Marthinussen <tmarthinussen@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Now that we can make columns families on the fly, it gets interesting to
>>> use
>>> column families more as part of the data model (can reduce diskspace
>>> quite
>>> a
>>> bit vs. super columns in some cases).
>>>
>>> However, currently, the column family name validator is pretty strict
>>> allowing only word characters and in some cases it is pretty darned nice
>>> to
>>> be able to put something like a "-" inbetweenallthewords.
>>>
>>> Any reason to be this strict or could it be loosened up a little bit?
>>>
>>> Terje
>>
>>
>

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