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From Chris Anderson <jch...@apache.org>
Subject Re: I got a little carried away ...
Date Thu, 05 Mar 2009 17:24:27 GMT
On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 9:18 AM, Chris Anderson <jchris@apache.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 2:49 AM, Christopher Lenz <cmlenz@gmx.de> wrote:
>>
>> If those are supposed to make it into 0.9.0, there's no way we can get the
>> release out by the end of this week (which is pretty much today or
>> tomorrow). Changes of this scale require review and testing, and ideally
>> documentation. Just saying :)
>>
>> Postpone by about 2 weeks, depending on when those changes land in trunk?
>>
>
> I'd say postpone. Adam's replication patches don't change the API, so
> they aren't an issue for client libraries, but both moving the _view
> endpoint to within the design doc path, and Damien's changes to the
> behavior of bulk_docs, will effect client libraries.
>
> If we can avoid making a release with APIs that are already
> deprecated, I think it's worth the wait. Alternatively, we could wait
> on Damien's branch (as it still requires some testing, and changes
> CouchDB in a more fundamental way, but one that has less impact on
> client libraries) but I'd be against doing a release without the
> design doc resources patch. We've never had a release with show/list,
> so doing one with a deprecated API places an unnecessary burden on
> client and application developers, who will probably have to support
> 0.9.0 for a while.
>

That said, the design doc resources patch (COUCHDB-280) is solid and
tested and ready for trunk. I'm ready to commit it once I'm sure there
aren't any -1's out there.


-- 
Chris Anderson
http://jchris.mfdz.com

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