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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: Incremental backups
Date Thu, 25 Nov 2010 13:37:23 GMT

On 25 Nov 2010, at 13:39, Dirkjan Ochtman wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 13:35, afters <> wrote:
>> Could you elaborate a bit? this sounds like a full backup to me?
> (please post your reply below the text you're replying to, to
> facilitate linear reading)

Please don't rip out most of the discussion so I know where this
belongs in context.

(not seriously, but making a point: everybody has different taste in
 email etiquette and no one quoting style is correct for everybody.
 If anything, please ask nicely if the poster would consider changing
 his style.)

FWIW, I don't care much either way as I get top and bottom quote mixed
emails all the time. I even write both :)



> No, replication only propagates document revisions that are new in the
> source database. You can see in Futon how a database maintains an
> "Update Seq", which is an identifier for the full contents of the
> database at the time. By only transmitting only the updates after a
> seq the target database already has, replication is fairly efficient.
> Cheers,
> Dirkjan

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