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From Noah Slater <nsla...@tumbolia.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache CouchDB 1.2.0 release, first round
Date Fri, 10 Feb 2012 02:08:52 GMT
I was referring to the 1.2.0 RFC where I was hoping to catch any potential
objections such as this. I will let someone else, more familiar with this
particular change, take this up.

On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 1:48 AM, Jason Smith <jhs@iriscouch.com> wrote:

> Hi, Noah. When I saw it hit Git, I realized it was a breaking change,
> and I asked around. If memory serves, Randall happened to be on at the
> time and he asked me the same question you just did. I said I never
> saw an RFC email and that's when he realized it was not done publicly.
>
> I am pleased and grateful for the 1.2 release. It's remarkable! I'll
> simply remind the community, don't email a plus-one just because the
> unit tests pass. Install your application! Test your application! If
> you use _users in your Couch app, this will be the most significant
> breaking change since the 0.9 release.
>
> On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 8:25 AM, Noah Slater <nslater@tumbolia.org> wrote:
> > Did you bring this up on the RFC thread or in private, Jason?
> >
> > On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 1:16 AM, Jason Smith <jhs@iriscouch.com> wrote:
> >
> >> On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 7:52 AM, Noah Slater <nslater@tumbolia.org>
> wrote:
> >> > Hello,
> >> >
> >> > I would like call a vote for the Apache CouchDB 1.2.0 release, first
> >> round.
> >>
> >> Documents in the _users database are no longer publicly readable.
> >>
> >> I understand that there was no public RFC about this due to its
> >> security implications?
> >>
> >> Iris Couch users have been running the 1.2.x beta builds for a few
> >> ekes and this is the top point of feedback. People have to rewrite
> >> their Couch apps, in particular because most of Chris's projects and
> >> examples uses _user to keep public profiles (nickname, Gravatar URL,
> >> etc.).
> >>
> >> I suppose this is old news. The decision is good. It's a documented
> >> breaking change. Fine. I hope there isn't blowback though.
> >>
> >> --
> >> Iris Couch
> >>
>
>
>
> --
> Iris Couch
>

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