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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: Removing MOVE
Date Tue, 17 Mar 2009 12:00:14 GMT

On 17 Mar 2009, at 12:40, Paul Carey wrote:

>> Hence, I propose to remove the MOVE feature.
> I had the impression that at some point MOVE would also (atomically)
> move the underlying .view files if applied to a design doc. Such a
> feature would be very useful for upgrading clients.
> Am I wrong, or was there ever such a proposal?

There was an idea. There's an alternative idea (hashing view index
filenames by view-function code) that looks more feasible in
general and doesn't rely on MOVE. If we were to go with moving
the view files, COPY & DELETE will work, too.


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