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From Victor Kabdebon <victor.kabde...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: CQL v1.0.0: why super column family not descirbed in it?
Date Thu, 05 May 2011 14:49:55 GMT
Hello Eric,

Compound columns seem to be a very interesting feature. Do you have any idea
in which Cassandra version it is going to be introduced : 0.8.X or 0.9.X ?

Thanks,

Victor

2011/5/5 Eric Evans <eevans@rackspace.com>

> On Thu, 2011-05-05 at 18:19 +0800, Guofeng Zhang wrote:
> > I read the CQL v1.0 document. There are operations about column
> > families, but it does not describe how to operate on super column
> > families. Why? Does this mean that super column families would not be
> > supported by CQL in this version? Will it be supported in the future?
>
> No CQL will never support super columns, but later versions (not 1.0.0)
> will support compound columns.  Compound columns are better; instead of
> a two-deep structure, you can have one of arbitrary depth.
>
> What you see is what you get for 1.0.0, there simply wasn't enough time
> to do everything (you have to start somewhere).
>
> --
> Eric Evans
> eevans@rackspace.com
>
>

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