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From Jason Smith <...@iriscouch.com>
Subject Re: [jira] [Commented] (COUCHDB-1252) A way to have views return _deleted documents
Date Fri, 19 Aug 2011 08:01:29 GMT
Cross-post to user@, why CouchDB is like Git.

On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 10:26 AM, Paul Joseph Davis (JIRA)
<jira@apache.org> wrote:
>
>    [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB-1252?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:comment-tabpanel&focusedCommentId=13087489#comment-13087489
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>
> Paul Joseph Davis commented on COUCHDB-1252:
> --------------------------------------------
>
> @Jason,
>
> A couple weeks ago I would have agreed completely with you. So much in fact that when
someone reported a bug that _bulk_docs was storing the body of docs submitted with _deleted:
true set, it was immediately assumed to be a bug and was promptly fixed.
>
> Until Damien said "That was on purpose so people can say why something was deleted."
>
> In reality, the only "special" sauce for deleted docs is that they're not considered
conflicts. Other than that, you can still create a doc based on the revision of a deleted
doc. In fact you can rescue an edit history from any known revision. But I digress.

Oh, so you are saying revisions are like Git?

Cool. That makes it easy to understand.

-- 
Iris Couch

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