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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject dev@ for development discussions (Was: POST with _id)
Date Mon, 03 Aug 2009 21:23:03 GMT

On 3 Aug 2009, at 22:40, Paul Davis wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 3:41 PM, Jan Lehnardt<jan@apache.org> wrote:
>>
>> On 3 Aug 2009, at 21:13, Paul Davis wrote:
>>
>>> On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 2:27 PM, Jan Lehnardt<jan@apache.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On 3 Aug 2009, at 20:19, Paul Davis wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 1:43 PM, Jan Lehnardt<jan@apache.org>  
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 3 Aug 2009, at 19:37, Paul Davis wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Either way, perhaps we should poll the community and see what
 
>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>> general consensus would be for respecting an _id or _rev in 

>>>>>>> the POST
>>>>>>> body?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> “Be strict in what you send, but generous in what you receive”
 
>>>>>> — The
>>>>>> Internets
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Cheers
>>>>>> Jan
>>>>>> --
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Does that mean I should write a patch to respect _id/_rev members?
>>>>
>>>> Oh sorry, I didn't mean to assign any patches :)
>>>>
>>>> I remember stumbling over this at least twice in the (distant)  
>>>> past. I
>>>> prefer the forced PUT, but then I'm also the one to argue  
>>>> intuitive APIs.
>>>> Considering no downsides (usually Damien adds or leaves out  
>>>> features for
>>>> a
>>>> reason), I don't see anything wrong with Brian's proposal.
>>>>
>>>> Cheers
>>>> Jan
>>>> --
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>> Its on the white board. I'll send a proposal to user@ and see what a
>>> more general audience thinks.
>>
>> Per ASF rules, user@ has no voice here :) But feel free to invite  
>> them over
>> to dev@ :)
>>
>> Cheers
>> Jan
>> --
>>
>
> I thought §4.1.2 listed consultation with the project's user mailing
> list as a precondition for considering a matters ready for binding
> discussion in the event that any given argument lacked technical merit
> to be immediately obvious in superiority.

Sorry, just relaying what I've been beaten over the head with heavily :)

Cheers
Jan
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