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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: renamed _temp_view to _slow_view
Date Thu, 08 Jan 2009 03:55:17 GMT

On Jan 7, 2009, at 10:30 PM, Antony Blakey wrote:

> On 07/01/2009, at 9:32 PM, Noah Slater wrote:
>
>> Maybe someone who understands the code issues at hand (i.e. not me)  
>> could
>> summarise the options with the pros and cons outlined by the  
>> various people in
>> this thread and we could have a small vote on each option to see if  
>> there's any
>> clear consensus that we're missing. It might be the case that we  
>> all disagree on
>> our main preference but all share a second preference.
>
> Not sure if someone is taking this task on. I'm not, but my  
> normalized votes would be:
>
> 1. Remove the _temp_view facility completely, because you can use a  
> temporary _design view, at which point you should understand the  
> performance implications, and it cleans up the code.
>
>  +1

+1

>
>
> 2. Leave it as _temp_view, because it does the equivalent of view  
> create/query/delete view in a single POST, and you can document the  
> performance issue.
>
>  +0.5

+1

>
>
> 3. Change it to _slow_view, because compared to _temp_view, the name  
> should act as an immediate warning for people who haven't read the  
> documentation.
>
>  -1

-1

>
>
> Antony Blakey
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>
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