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From Alexander Shorin <kxe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Capturing UserCtx automatically
Date Wed, 19 Feb 2014 12:02:45 GMT
On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 3:59 PM, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:
> On 19 Feb 2014, at 11:42 , Alexander Shorin <kxepal@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 2:24 PM, Robert Samuel Newson
>> <rnewson@apache.org> wrote:
>>> validate_doc_update(oldDoc, newDoc, userCtx) {
>>>
>>>  if (newDoc.audit_trail[0].user != userCtx.name) {
>>>    throw({forbidden: "You didn’t add your name to the audit trail!"});
>>>  }
>>>  …
>>> }
>>
>> There is one issue with such approach: replications. You will not be
>> able to replicate documents which has different username in
>> audit_trail from those one who runs the replication. Or, to be more
>> detailed, you'll replicate fine all documents till the design document
>> which brings this validation function to your database and after that
>> you'll only able to store documents which matches replication's user.
>
> You could add the replication user to the validation function and keep
> the original author.

Sure, I could. But this would be tricky and unclear for other users
that just wanted to grab the data from CouchDB.

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