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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: Please allow _prefix for auto-created _id
Date Sun, 08 Mar 2009 18:43:00 GMT

On 8 Mar 2009, at 18:05, Jens Alfke wrote:

> On Mar 7, 2009, at 3:38 PM, Jan Lehnardt wrote:
>> and more here:
> Haha. is really cute, and I've bookmarked it to use  
> against annoying Help-Vampires on some other mailing lists I'm on,  
> but in this case particular case it was pretty useless — it took me  
> to an IBM page on "Implementing REST services with WebSphere" which  
> looks like a basic intro to REST, with no mention of the POST  
> problems being discussed here. Down around the fourth hit I found  
> "Double POST and POE" which seems relevant; it would have saved me a  
> couple of minutes had you just linked directly to that.
> Morals:
> • A search query is a really fragile thing to link to, given how  
> frequently Google updates its index.
> • Don't point people to a "fuck-you" site like unless  
> they're asking about something sufficiently obvious that the search  
> query is a no-fail.

In hindsight my reply seems childish and not productive at all.
My apologies.

> —Jens
> PS: Anyone got a link to the specific CFNetwork bug? I used to work  
> with the CFNetwork and Safari teams, and I don't remember this  
> coming up.

I might be wrong in asserting that system-level HTTP is handled by  
CFNetwork or some other framework or by Safari, but I think I remember  
it being that way.


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