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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: [jira] Resolved: (COUCHDB-442) Add a "view" or "format" function to process source doc on query
Date Thu, 30 Jul 2009 13:24:49 GMT

On 30 Jul 2009, at 15:11, Curt Arnold wrote:

> 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  
> them?
> 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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