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From Curt Arnold <>
Subject Re: [jira] Resolved: (COUCHDB-442) Add a "view" or "format" function to process source doc on query
Date Thu, 30 Jul 2009 13:11:09 GMT

On Jul 29, 2009, at 11:02 PM, Paul Joseph Davis (JIRA) wrote:

>     [

>  ]
> Paul Joseph Davis resolved COUCHDB-442.
> ---------------------------------------
>    Resolution: Later
> Right, we'd need to add ACL support to _list and _show to accomplish  
> the original intent, but that was my reason for doubting the  
> feature; we can just roll this functionality into the existing  
> feature set.
> Closing this because it probably won't happen. When some of the  
> upcoming auth/access patches hit similar functionality will most  
> likely get rolled into _list and _show. For interested listeners,  
> keep an ear to the dev@ ground for updates.

Which upcoming patches?  Are these developments in progress or  
somewhere down the road.   Have they been discussed on the mailing  
list (dates or topics would be useful)?  Are there JIRA entries for  

It is good to avoid the case where a feature arrives fully baked in  
the SVN without previous discussion.  It gives the community has no  
opportunity to see if it meets their needs before it is cast in code.

I've been trying to organize info from the mailing list, JIRA entries  
and code review into an overview of Authentication and Authorization  
thoughts on the Wiki  It hasn't been easy getting up to speed and I'd  
to make things easier for anyone else who is trying to catch up.

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