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From Goog Cheng <>
Subject Re: Why is the _id called id in the response from a put request?
Date Sun, 20 May 2012 10:35:51 GMT
On 05/20/2012 06:16 PM, Alexander Gabriel wrote:
> I am using jquery.couch.js.
> In a openDoc() the return key for the _id is named "_id".
> In a saveDoc() the return key for the _id is named "id".
> Looking in Firebug at the get and put requests that are beeing sent the
> reason seems to be the answer of couchdb to a put
> request: {"ok":true,"id":"181aa4dc7fd13af83aee8af90900675c","rev":"43-69c0afda410423339da0caf97dc9c994"}
> This difference in naming does not seem to be a very relaxing feature and
> it id the cause of a whole bunch of errors in my app.
> Is there a reason why couchdb calls its DocId sometimes "_id" and other
> times "id"?
> Knowing this reason might help me prevent future errors...
> Alex
yes, saveDoc is the id ,    can saveDoc() function be used out of a 
couchapp  (in a common html ) ?

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