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Subject [Couchdb Wiki] Trivial Update of "FUQ" by DaveCottlehuber
Date Thu, 01 Dec 2011 21:47:35 GMT
Dear Wiki user,

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The "FUQ" page has been changed by DaveCottlehuber:

The answers will come in the next few weeks --- oooh the suspense!!

New page:

= Frequently Unasked Questions =

On IRC and the Mailing List, these are the Questions People should have asked to help them
stay Relaxed.

== Documents ==

 1. Why should I generate my own UUIDs?
 1. What is the benefit of using the _bulk_docs API instead of PUTting single documents to
 1. Why can't I use MVCC in CouchDB as a revision control system for my docs?

== Replication ==

 1. What is the difference between PULL and PUSH replication?
 1. Why do I need to permit deleted docs in validation functions?
 1. How do compaction and purging impact replication?

== Views ==

 1. In a view, why should I not {{{emit(key,doc)}}} ?
 1. What happens if I don't ducktype the variables I am using in my view?
 1. Does it matter if my map function is complex, or takes a long time to run?

== Tools ==

 1. I decided to roll my own !CouchApp tool or !CouchDB client in <myfavouritelanguage>.
How cool is that?

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