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From "Dean Landolt" <>
Subject Re: API suggestions
Date Thu, 04 Dec 2008 18:45:41 GMT
> > Following on from "Document Bits", would it be sensible to reserve
> > *all* path segments beginning with an underscore for CouchDB's use?
> >
> This is worth at least thinking about. Having the _attachments path
> would open the door to an attachments index view, as well as
> attachments with literal '/' in the name.
> What do people think of the _attachment path as a way out of the %2F
> dilemma?

Seems like a logical way out of the dilemma, and as Matt pointed out it
leaves more room for extension points. Plus, I remember some discussion
about rewrite rules on the roadmap -- those that think _attachments is too
ugly for their app would eventually be able to rewrite them away.

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