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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Project description
Date Mon, 27 Jul 2009 18:55:15 GMT

On 27 Jul 2009, at 20:45, Paul Davis wrote:

> We're getting closer on the native Erlang implementation. No ETA yet,
> but I'd like to see it in 0.10 in case that affects things.

that'd make the list JS and Erlang, still not "any other language" :)
I just want to be careful what we announce as being supported.
Some people reported unhappiness that we have lucene on the
architecture diagram post-it.

Cheers
Jan
--

>
> On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 2:36 PM, Jan Lehnardt<jan@apache.org> wrote:
>> Per Noah's request:
>>
>> [20:27]nslater:"I'd like to drop ", or any other language" since we  
>> don't
>> support anything but JS"
>> [20:27]nslater:i thought we support any language via external view  
>> servers?
>> [20:27]nslater:the original wording was very akward: "table- 
>> oriented view
>> engine with JavaScript acting as the default view definition  
>> language."
>> [20:30]jan____:yes, that should go, but we should just state it is  
>> JS and be
>> done with it
>> [20:30]jan____:it is possible to write views in other language via  
>> not
>> supported 3rd party modules
>> [20:31]jan____:I don't know of a single one that works completely
>>
>> Cheers
>> Jan
>> --
>>
>>
>> On 27 Jul 2009, at 20:20, Jan Lehnardt wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> On 27 Jul 2009, at 00:47, Noah Slater wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hey,
>>>>
>>>> I think the current project description is too wordy and confusing:
>>>>
>>>> Apache CouchDB is a distributed, fault-tolerant and schema-free
>>>> document-oriented database accessible via a RESTful HTTP/JSON  
>>>> API. Among
>>>> other
>>>> features, it provides robust, incremental replication with bi- 
>>>> directional
>>>> conflict detection and resolution, and is queryable and indexable  
>>>> using a
>>>> table-oriented view engine with JavaScript acting as the default  
>>>> view
>>>> definition language.
>>>>
>>>> CouchDB is written in Erlang, but can be easily accessed from any
>>>> environment
>>>> that provides means to make HTTP requests. There are a multitude of
>>>> third-party client libraries that make this even easier for a  
>>>> variety of
>>>> programming languages and environments.
>>>>
>>>>                                        -
>>>> http://couchdb.apache.org/index.html
>>>>
>>>> I suggest the following replacement:
>>>>
>>>> Apache CouchDB is a document-oriented database with a RESTful  
>>>> JSON API.
>>>> It
>>>> provides incremental replication with bi-directional conflict  
>>>> resolution,
>>>> and
>>>> can be queried and indexed with JavaScript, or any other language.
>>>
>>> I'd like to drop ", or any other language" since we don't support  
>>> anything
>>> but JS
>>> just yet. Otherwise, this looks good!
>>>
>>> Cheers
>>> Jan
>>> --
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> CouchDB is written in Erlang, but can be accessed from any  
>>>> environment
>>>> that
>>>> allows HTTP requests. There are myriad third-party client  
>>>> libraries that
>>>> make
>>>> this even easier from your programming language of choice.
>>>>
>>>> Can I go ahead and make the change?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Noah Slater, http://tumbolia.org/nslater
>>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>


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