I support Ralph's proposal. Although all characters can be escaped when they are used in an url, I think it would be most convenient not to use the escape character itself (%) in queries.
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What is a quoted-string-literal and why is it a candidate for an
Where did sameSentence and sameParagraph come from? I'd say that it is
broadly unsupported and will require that we add a section to our explain
records listing the CQL features that we don't support.
I'd prefer W/ and N/ (within and near) to % and !. I've never seen those
characters used for proximity.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ray Denenberg [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 29, 2002 2:21 PM
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> Subject: revised bnf for cql
> I've (re-)written bnf for CQL based on recent
> Not that the discussion has been all that useful
> in trying to figure out what people really want
> but it's time to focus on stabalizing this. I've
> put it up at
> This is based on Alan's proposal as well as
> Ralph's earlier work, and the recent discussion.
> Officially, this is the current state of CQL, so
> if there are specifics of this draft that you
> don't like, I'll change it, if you send concrete
> suggestions. It's time to force the issue and
> find out how close we are to some consensus.