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From Robert Samuel Newson <>
Subject Re: What is _missing_revs and how is it different from _revs_diff?
Date Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:10:53 GMT
Old, I believe. It predates _revs_diff. I think this around when filipe made major improvements
to the replicator.


On 31 Mar 2014, at 18:30, Jens Alfke <> wrote:

> I just discovered a “/db/_missing_revs” endpoint in the API spec[1]. It looks as
though it’s mostly identical to _revs_diff. Is this new? And what’s the advantage over
_revs_diff? The response contains less information.
> (Actually, I discovered _missing_revs via a bug report from a user who found CouchDB’s
replicator sending it to the Couchbase Sync Gateway, which doesn’t have any handler for
it. Oops.)
> —Jens
> [1]:

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