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From "Chris Anderson (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (COUCHDB-837) Adding stale=partial
Date Tue, 27 Jul 2010 02:43:17 GMT

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Chris Anderson commented on COUCHDB-837:
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Last bikeshed perspective from me:

stale=ok for current behavior, and stale=lazy or stale=freshen for the one that updates the
views in the background.

I'm not that into a separate param for this, (I've already said I think the current behavior
is a bug), because update_index makes zero sense on a non-stale query.

I liked 'ok' because it was non-committal, I think 'freshen' or 'lazy' maintains that vibe,
while being descriptive of the effect.


I'm gonna leave this up to Filipe to implement, it's his choice since he's writing the patch.

> Adding stale=partial
> --------------------
>
>                 Key: COUCHDB-837
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB-837
>             Project: CouchDB
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>         Environment: all released and unreleased versions
>            Reporter: Filipe Manana
>            Assignee: Filipe Manana
>         Attachments: stale_partial.patch
>
>
> Inspired by Matthias' latest post, at http://www.paperplanes.de/2010/7/26/10_annoying_things_about_couchdb.html,
section "Views are updated on read access", I added a new value to the "stale" option named
"partial" (possibly we need to find a better name).
> It behaves exactly like "stale=ok" but after replying to the client, it triggers a view
update in the background.
> Patch attached.
> If no one disagrees this isn't a good feature, or suggest a better parameter value name,
I'll commit.

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