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Would have replied sooner, but I had to sleep...

What he's saying is that it's strictly CP, as it will handle partitions (there's a section further down the paper describing how it would be handled). But as P's hardly ever ever happen, because Google, then it's pretty much CA (always consistent and available).

So yes, for all intents and purposes, he's saying "Yeah, CAP does apply but we're so good we can make P 'go away'."




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