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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <>
Subject Re: Transactional _bulk_docs
Date Fri, 06 Feb 2009 10:48:49 GMT

On Feb 5, 2009, at 2:50 PM, Chris Anderson wrote:


> The CouchDB project came into the Incubator with a lot of momentum and
> direction, and I consider part of my role with the project, to help
> insulate Damien from the mailing-list chatter, especially when he's
> deep in code. I acknowledge that could be a mistake as well, if it
> leads to community misapprehension.

Seriously?  The PMC chair has handlers to keep him isolated from the  

>> The whole thing started because I closed a bug with a comment that
>> there must be an _upcoming discussion_.
> I sympathize with Antony's predicament. He's been using bulk doc
> transactions in a high-pressure environment, and it works for him.
> It's understandable that he'd be upset, first hearing about the patch
> like this.

Had someone proposed the change on the dev list, let him participate  
in a debate about the merits, and the change still happened, there  
would be nothing to talk about.


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