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From Paul Davis <paul.joseph.da...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Project description
Date Mon, 27 Jul 2009 18:45:39 GMT
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.

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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