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From "Jason Huggins" <ja...@jrandolph.com>
Subject Re: Auto-adding additional fields on PUT/POST? (datetime stamps)
Date Wed, 03 Dec 2008 09:00:57 GMT
On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 8:42 PM, Chris Anderson <jchris@apache.org> wrote:
> I think I've had a change of heart. Damien argues that people would
> use validation-writes to generate timestamps. But the timestamps can
> be wrong/faked (on remote nodes) and there's no way to validate (on
> replication) that they are correct. So putting stamp-capability into
> the validation functions would setup false expectations. Apparently it
> caused all sorts of trouble in Notes.

Would this validate, then, my idea for a 2nd "meta-data db" that only
the server had POST/PUT/DELETE rights to, but users could GET from?

-j.

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