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From rnew...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1022534 - in /couchdb/site/htdocs/docs: overview.html overview.txt
Date Thu, 14 Oct 2010 13:56:23 GMT
Author: rnewson
Date: Thu Oct 14 13:56:23 2010
New Revision: 1022534

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1022534&view=rev
Log:
remove misleading Reader Access section. closes COUCHDB-496.

Modified:
    couchdb/site/htdocs/docs/overview.html
    couchdb/site/htdocs/docs/overview.txt

Modified: couchdb/site/htdocs/docs/overview.html
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/couchdb/site/htdocs/docs/overview.html?rev=1022534&r1=1022533&r2=1022534&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- couchdb/site/htdocs/docs/overview.html (original)
+++ couchdb/site/htdocs/docs/overview.html Thu Oct 14 13:56:23 2010
@@ -256,23 +256,6 @@ can create other administrator accounts 
 documents are special documents containing view definitions and other special 
 formulas, as well as regular fields and blobs.</p>
 
-<h2>Reader Access</h2>
-
-<p>To protect document contents, CouchDB documents can have a reader list. This is

-an optional list of reader-names allowed to read the document. When a reader 
-list is used, protected documents are only viewable by listed users.</p>
-
-<p>When a user accesses a database, the his/her credentials (name and password) 
-are used to dynamically determine his reader names. The user credentials are 
-input to a JavaScript function and the function returns a list of names for the 
-user, or an error if the user credentials are wrong.</p>
-
-<p>When a document is protected by reader access lists, any user attempting to 
-read the document must be listed. Reader lists are enforced in views too. 
-Documents that are not allowed to be read by the user are dynamically filtered 
-out of views, keeping the document row and extracted information invisible to 
-non-readers.</p>
-
 <h2>Update Validation</h2>
 
 <p>As documents written to disk, they can be validated dynamically by JavaScript 

Modified: couchdb/site/htdocs/docs/overview.txt
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/couchdb/site/htdocs/docs/overview.txt?rev=1022534&r1=1022533&r2=1022534&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- couchdb/site/htdocs/docs/overview.txt (original)
+++ couchdb/site/htdocs/docs/overview.txt Thu Oct 14 13:56:23 2010
@@ -198,24 +198,6 @@ can create other administrator accounts 
 documents are special documents containing view definitions and other special 
 formulas, as well as regular fields and blobs.
 
-Reader Access
--------------
-
-To protect document contents, CouchDB documents can have a reader list. This is 
-an optional list of reader-names allowed to read the document. When a reader 
-list is used, protected documents are only viewable by listed users.
-
-When a user accesses a database, the his/her credentials (name and password) 
-are used to dynamically determine his reader names. The user credentials are 
-input to a JavaScript function and the function returns a list of names for the 
-user, or an error if the user credentials are wrong.
-
-When a document is protected by reader access lists, any user attempting to 
-read the document must be listed. Reader lists are enforced in views too. 
-Documents that are not allowed to be read by the user are dynamically filtered 
-out of views, keeping the document row and extracted information invisible to 
-non-readers.
-
 Update Validation
 -----------------
 



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