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From Antony Blakey <antony.bla...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Changing rev to _rev in view results (Was: Re: newbie question #1)
Date Tue, 30 Dec 2008 00:38:03 GMT

On 30/12/2008, at 10:57 AM, Noah Slater wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 10:19:58AM +1030, Antony Blakey wrote:
>>
>> On 30/12/2008, at 9:51 AM, Noah Slater wrote:
>>
>>> Damien has a significant head-start on us all with
>>> CouchDB and Lotus Notes before it, so if I was going to trust  
>>> anyone's
>>> intuition
>>> it would be his.
>>
>> IMO the principles here have nothing to do with either Couch or  
>> Notes.
>> They have more to do with general API design principles. I have 31  
>> years
>> experience with issues like this, in a very wide variety of  
>> languages and
>> contexts, but I'm not asking anyone to accept anything I assert on  
>> that
>> basis.
>>
>> Are we professional engineers or mystics?
>
> Come on, I clearly outlined my position. Please don't  
> mischaracterise me.

IMO you are asserting intuition over reason, which doesn't feel like  
engineering to me.

In any case, I didn't mean it personally, sorry.

Antony Blakey
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Lack of will power has caused more failure than lack of intelligence  
or ability.
  -- Flower A. Newhouse


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