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From Adam Kocoloski <adam.kocolo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: proposed replication rev history changes
Date Mon, 09 Feb 2009 05:54:27 GMT
On Feb 9, 2009, at 12:40 AM, Damien Katz wrote:

>> Or Couch could switch to a 64 bit space for the revision IDs ;-)
>
> There is nothing preventing larger revs (or even non-integer revs)  
> as it's just stored as a string (real efficient I know). The size  
> could easily be a server or database setting.
>
> -Damien

Hah, I noticed that but wasn't going to bring it up now.  If the file  
format is going to change I'd vote for being more efficient about the  
space usage.  No sense in throwing away 60% of the bytes each time a  
revision is stored on disk.  Best,

Adam

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