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From Adam Kocoloski <kocol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: The replicator needs a superuser mode
Date Wed, 17 Aug 2011 00:03:29 GMT
On Aug 16, 2011, at 5:46 PM, Randall Leeds wrote:

> -1 on _skip_validation and new role
> 
> One can always write a validation document that considers the role, no? Why
> can't users who need this functionality craft a validation function for this
> purpose? This sounds like a blog post and not a database feature.

Blech, really?

Q: What request do I issue to guarantee all my documents are stored in this other database?

A: Unpossible.

Practically speaking we need it at Cloudant because we use replication to move users' databases
between clusters.  If it's not seen as generally useful that's ok, just surprising.  Best,

Adam
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