Updating Sort Field and Preserving Documents
TLDR Vaibhav asks if they need to drop the "name" field to update sort. Jason confirms and explains that documents will remain preserved, but schema alterations will block operations.
Feb 05, 2023 (10 months ago)
> What will happen to all my documents?
Your documents will be preserved as is.
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