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From Sam Johnston <>
Subject Re: Validation callouts over HTTP[S]
Date Sun, 16 Aug 2009 07:10:58 GMT
On Sun, Aug 16, 2009 at 2:24 AM, Paul Davis <>wrote:

> validate_doc_update functions probably won't ever be able to access
> anything outside of the data provided in the function signature.
> Allowing a validator to access external resources could end up causing
> lots of weirdness during replication and what not.

Fair enough.

> That said, the new _update handlers may be open to having HTTP
> support. I'm not entirely certain on the implications here and if we
> do allow it, we'll have to revisit some of the curl handlers.

That sounds like a sensible approach. For now it looks like I may be better
off using something else as this functionality is fairly important for the
application - will check again later.


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