I know you're taking a break from Cascal, but you may want to accept these changes to work with the Cassandra 0.7 API. I haven't tested extensively, but my app seems to work with these changes off the bat.
Added retry functionality on batch mutations; TODO: split up the batc…
…h into smaller segments on fail
Merge remote branch 'upstream/master'
Provisional upgrade to Cassanra 0.7 API and dependencies