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From Apache Wiki <wikidi...@apache.org>
Subject [Couchdb Wiki] Update of "HttpDatabaseApi" by PaulDavis
Date Thu, 19 Jun 2008 17:23:53 GMT
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The following page has been changed by PaulDavis:
http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/HttpDatabaseApi

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  Note also that a ''/'' character in a DB name must be escaped when used in a URL; if your
DB is named ''his/her'' then it will be available at ''http://localhost:5984/his%2Fher''.
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+ ''Rationale for character restrictions''
+ 
+ The limited set of characters for database names is driven by the need to satisfy the lowest
common denominator for file system naming conventions. For example, disallowing uppercase
characters makes compliance with case insensitive file systems straightforward.
  
  == List Databases ==
  

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