How many channels is acceptable by sync gateway?

Quick Question: How many channels a sync gateway can handle giving a single user can create 100s to 1000s of channels where each channel might be shared with 100s to 1000s of other user ?

A little detail : A single User can create a channel which will be shared channel with other users. So a single user creates a channel which is shared among five other users. So currently there is only 1 channel between 5 users. But each user can create another channel which can be shared with the same set of users or another users. So as the time passes it may lead to a huge no of channels. (You can think of whatsapp with only groups where each group is a channel where every user can contribute to the groups in which he is a member). Is sync gateway is capable to handle this kind of situation?

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