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From Adam Kocoloski <>
Subject Re: Changing rev to _rev in view results (Was: Re: newbie question #1)
Date Fri, 02 Jan 2009 00:14:49 GMT
On Jan 1, 2009, at 4:45 PM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:

> b) I should have the choice to not have it injected at all
> So why do I think this is a problem?  The 10gen appserver auto- 
> injects an id field into the JSON documents that are stored in our  
> database, Mongo.  Can you guess what the key is?  Yep - "_id"
> So how can I roundtrip a doc from 10gen through couch and back?  I  
> can't.

Perhaps its worth noting that CouchDB is perfectly comfortable with  
externally generated _ids.  It only injects an _id if you create a new  
document without one.  Best,


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