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From Kai Griffin <>
Subject Re: How reliable is the versioning system?
Date Mon, 13 Jul 2009 07:47:45 GMT
On 13/07/2009 09:26, wrote:
> I'm about to build a system of resources where every change to a
> resource are supposed to be loggable and traceable. Can I trust the
> revision/versioning system in couch to handle this for me, or do I want
> to build my own data structure for storing revisions of each resource?
Couchdb doesn't guarantee the life of document revisions/deletions; they 
disappear AFAIK after a database compaction, for example.  So you'll 
need to build your own revision-tracking system... in fact, that's what 
I'm doing for my app.


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