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From "Eli Stevens (Gmail)" <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] new underscore namespacing
Date Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:46:34 GMT
On Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 10:20 AM, Benjamin Young <> wrote:
> Sphinx (for one...among many...), uses "_*" prefixed folders for it's
> styles, templates, etc. So does Github's ghpages.
> The point with "/_/" was to narrow the surface area of the API.

I'd like to point out that if the goal is to reduce API surface area
to reduce collisions, using "_couchdb" for metadata is much less
likely to collide than "_".  It's also much more user friendly once
the data is outside of CouchDB proper ("where is this coming
from?" etc.).


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