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From Alexis Rodríguez <>
Subject Re: [deletion in the future]
Date Sat, 20 Jul 2013 14:16:43 GMT

That's exactly what is happening with my row, but not what I was trying to
do. It seems that I misunderstood the stackoverflow post. I was trying to
schedule a delete for an entire row, is using ttl for columns the only way?

 Thanks for the reply.

On Sat, Jul 20, 2013 at 5:36 AM, Richard Low <> wrote:

> On 19 July 2013 23:31, Alexis Rodríguez <>wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>> I've read here [1] that you can make a deletion mutation "for" the
>> future. That mechanism operates as a schedule for deletions according to
>> the stackoverflow post. But, I've been having problems to make it work
>> with my thrift c++ client. I believe it's related to this paragraph of the
>> thrift api documentation:
> What problem are you having?  If you insert a tombstone with a future
> timestamp, it means delete what is there now, as well as anything that is
> inserted in the future up to the tombstone timestamp.  It does not mean for
> the tombstone to only kick in in the future, that is what TTLs do.
> Richard.

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