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From Richard Low <>
Subject Re: [deletion in the future]
Date Sat, 20 Jul 2013 08:36:17 GMT
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.


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