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From Dirkjan Ochtman <>
Subject Re: Releasing experimental features (was: Re: [PROPOSAL] Port _db_updates from rcouch to master)
Date Mon, 22 Jul 2013 11:37:56 GMT
On Mon, Jul 22, 2013 at 12:21 PM, Jan Lehnardt <> wrote:
>> X-Couch-API-Stability idea is too complex. Better to have only
>> `X-Couch-Deprecated: true`. Experimental features should be enabled in
>> configs so user takes responsibility for any behavior it provides.
> Fair point, happy to have the 1-5 scale in docs only, if we want to
> go that route.

I think the docs part is definitely the most important. We should find
some way to do Sphinx roles for this so we can encode it in a somewhat
reliable way.


>> Also, this information is useless in caps. Caps notifies what server
>> able to do, not how good he can.
> Well, if we have comprehensive encoded info on what state everything
> is in, we will also know what we have, which could be used to form
> the capabilities info.

That might be somewhat useful.



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