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From Robert Newson <rnew...@apache.org>
Subject Re: email as _id?
Date Thu, 21 Feb 2013 11:14:27 GMT
correct, you can't start a doc id with _. It seems simple enough to
solve this by prefixing "email:" to your ids.

B.

On 21 February 2013 11:12, Vincenzo Scolaro <scolaro.vincenzo@gmail.com> wrote:
> I had the same need and I did it this way
> id = md5 (email)
>
> What do you think?
>
> Vincenzo
>
>
> 2013/2/21 svilen <az@svilendobrev.com>
>
>> hi
>> the docs state that anything can be put in _id, except that it can't
>> start with "_" underscore.
>>
>> still, the _ is valid character for starting email address...
>> effectively meaning that in general, e-mail addresses cannot be used as
>> id (the only enforced unique thing).. and has to be stored as a field.
>> or prepended with something non-underscore.
>>
>> correct?
>>
>> svil
>>

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