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From svilen ...@svilendobrev.com>
Subject Re: email as _id?
Date Thu, 21 Feb 2013 11:19:56 GMT
yeah good for hiding it, but still has to store it elsewhere, and
theoreticaly, it might repeat.

On Thu, 21 Feb 2013 12:12:43 +0100
Vincenzo Scolaro <scolaro.vincenzo@gmail.com> wrote:

> I had the same need and I did it this way
> id = md5 (email)
> 
> What do you think?
> 
> Vincenzo
> 
> 
> 2013/2/21 svilen <az@svilendobrev.com>
> 
> > hi
> > the docs state that anything can be put in _id, except that it can't
> > start with "_" underscore.
> >
> > still, the _ is valid character for starting email address...
> > effectively meaning that in general, e-mail addresses cannot be
> > used as id (the only enforced unique thing).. and has to be stored
> > as a field. or prepended with something non-underscore.
> >
> > correct?
> >
> > svil
> >

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