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From Randall Leeds <randall.le...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: create_target isn't working with the _replicator db
Date Fri, 22 Jul 2011 18:26:13 GMT
On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 09:40, Benoit Chesneau <bchesneau@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 5:54 PM, Filipe David Manana
> <fdmanana@apache.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 8:43 AM, Benoit Chesneau <bchesneau@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Yup, but I think that's a bug then. I shouldn't have to set any
>>> userctx imo. If no admin has been set, every user is an admin except
>>> if we change the default behavior and then it's not consistent.
>>
>> This was discussed sometime before the 1.1.0 release in the security list.
>> And it's a principle of the least privileges by default (roles is an
>> empty list).
>>
>>
> I've no problem with that, it's even good. But other part of the API
> aren't consistent then. While _replicator is ok, I can still do this
> operation on _replicate. I propose to port the same behavior
> _replicate.OK for that?

I'd definitely prefer they be consistent.
In fact, I've been arguing quietly for POST to _replicator to be
exactly the _replicate API and to deprecate the latter.
Isn't this possible?

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