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From "Benoit Chesneau" <bchesn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Relying on revisions for rollbacks
Date Mon, 17 Mar 2008 15:47:13 GMT
On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 3:14 PM, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:
> Heya,
>  On Mar 17, 2008, at 7:29 , Shahar Evron wrote:
>  > [...]
>
> > As far as I understood, CouchDB does not keep old revisions
>  > indefinitely
>  > - so if I update a document, it's previous revisions might be deleted
>  > after a while.
>  >
>  > Is this true?
>
>  That is correct. Not at the moment though :) The next release of CouchDB
>  will include a mechanism called "compaction" that will run
>  periodically and
>  prune out old revisions.
>
>  We suggest that you manage old revisions to a document that you want
>  to keep around in attachments to the latest revision.
>
>  Cheers
>  Jan
>  --
>

why not storing revisions as other document  ? better to use attachments ?


- benoƮt

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