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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: How to make equivalent of WHERE on JOINed table in CouchDB?
Date Mon, 14 Dec 2009 01:53:01 GMT
Great feedback. Moving to dev@

Thanks Roger.

Cheers
Jan
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On 13 Dec 2009, at 13:57, Roger Binns wrote:

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> Jan Lehnardt wrote:
>> The worst that could happen is that
>> people stop asking questions and I certainly don't want that.
> 
> That is likely to happen with crossposting too because people are less
> likely to answer and they certainly won't go an answer in all locations so
> some of them won't have answers.

I think I'm willing to take that risk :)


> Anyone searching those locations first
> will then see a lack of answers and assume that CouchDB is dead or stagnant.

If people are really interested in CouchDB, they quickly discover the
active community. If they stop looking after one empty question, I don't
think they really care :)



> 
>> The underlying problem is probably that the mailing list archives lack
>> any sort of features that people find useful on StackOverflow. Maybe
>> there's an angle to solve this in a nice way.
> 
> How about fixing the home page to have a link about getting help in the "Get
> Involved" section.  (Currently you are encouraged to come up with patches
> which is a little too much at the beginning!)
> 
> I've created a wiki page with what I think should be pointed to:
> 
>  http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Getting%20Help
> 
> I think it would be best if a Google Custom Search was created which
> automatically included the relevant locations (mailing list archive, wiki,
> bug tracker) and hosted on the front page of couchdb.org.
> 
>  http://www.google.com/cse/
> 
> BTW it is probably also worthwhile making the front page of couchdb.org
> indicate that the project is actually alive.  There is no date on the page,
> there is no "news" feed or even a link to news and pages like the roadmap
> have no dates and are out of date anyway.
> 
> Roger
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