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From Chris Anderson <>
Subject Re: Please allow _prefix for auto-created _id
Date Sun, 08 Mar 2009 03:09:54 GMT
On Sat, Mar 7, 2009 at 6:01 PM, Antony Blakey <> wrote:

> I don't see how this would solve the problem of e.g. double invocations of a
> replicate/compact/purge POST. I'm not sure what kind of delays between
> double POSTs one needs to deal with, but given that POSTs (and maybe all
> methods) do have this problem (regardless of whether the error is in the
> browser stack or middleware), this would seem to be a generic solution that
> cannot be solved in the client.

The ingredients for solving it are deterministic revs and
non-colliding client-specified docids.

Chris Anderson

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