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From Chris Anderson <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r814778 - in /couchdb/trunk: share/www/script/ share/www/script/test/ src/couchdb/
Date Mon, 14 Sep 2009 21:08:02 GMT
On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 2:04 PM, Paul Davis <> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 3:12 PM, Chris Anderson <> wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 12:09 PM, Adam Kocoloski <> wrote:
>>> Hi devs, I'm all for this commit, but what should we do about our 0.10
>>> "beta" release?  If our next release doesn't have _all_docs_by_seq I think
>>> the beta should deprecate or remove it.
>> I think the plan is to leave both features in 0.10, with a deprecation
>> warning on all_docs_by_seq, but I'm open to whatever.
>> Also, I don't know what a deprecation warning would look like. maybe
>> just a tag at the top of the response saying:
>> "notice":"_all_docs_by_seq is deprecated, please use _changes"
> There's actually a HTTP Warning header that I've always wanted to use.
> This could fit there. Though that begs the question, how many people
> actually look at HTTP headers they're not expecting?

Hehe, I'd love to see this, it actually looked like the only simple
implementation of a deprecation (the make_view_fold_fun isn't very
amenable to adding a message) - I was resigned to just sticking it in
the docs and the code.


Chris Anderson

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