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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: RIP Temp Views?
Date Wed, 15 Jul 2009 16:26:09 GMT
Hi Nick.

On 15 Jul 2009, at 18:19, Nicholas Orr wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 1:57 AM, Jan Lehnardt <> wrote:
>> If you like temp views, I'd like to take your concerns into  
>> consideration.
> I like temp view for figuring stuff out.
> I'm not at the stage where I can have thought and presto perfect map/ 
> reduce
> materialises on the screen in a few keystrokes.I usually only have  
> 10 max
> documents in the db.
> So have never run into the performance issues.
> After I've figured stuff out I create a proper view.
> Then proceed to fill up the database
> Since I now use ruby for views its not going to be much use to me  
> having a
> js temp view emulator...
> I like ruby syntax, its nice: emit(key,val) unless
> Guess when you get rid of temp views "as is" it'll just take a bit  
> longer to
> "try" stuff.

Good point. The couch.js implementation should also be a blueprint for
your favourite CouchDB client library. CouchRest is already modelled
after couch.js. The end-user should still be able to play around easily.


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