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From Robert Newson <>
Subject Re: Requesting only new changes
Date Wed, 20 Jun 2012 16:42:36 GMT

Do GET /dbname and the return JSON blob should have the current sequence under the update_seq


On 20 Jun 2012, at 17:30, Daniel Gonzalez wrote:

> Hello,
> I am subscribing to the _changes API. My database is quite big, and each
> time I restart my client, I get all old notifications. I only need the new
> notifications, since the moment that I subscribe to the feed.
> I have seen that there is a "since" parameter, but this is not helping me
> further, because I do not know what is the last document sequence number.
> So I would need one of the following:
> - a method to get the last sequence number to use as value for "since"
> - a flag to tell the _changes API to just give me the changed *from now
> on*. This would be the most clean solution, since it saves me a request to
> get the since parameter (which can be outdated anyway very fast). Is there
> something like this?
> Thanks and regards,
> Daniel

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