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From Randall Leeds <>
Subject Re: Proposal for changes in view server/protocol
Date Mon, 02 Aug 2010 18:42:13 GMT
On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 11:39, Jason Smith <> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 01:35, Randall Leeds <> wrote:
>> Either way we're waiting for a response from couch to call back into
>> JS, it's just whether we're calling the original function or the
>> continuation.
>> I don't have a strong preference either way, but I do slightly favor
>> the callback continuation as a mild style preference.
> I have to say, callback style is way nicer. I have not thought about how
> that would look from non-Javascript query servers though.
>> In either case, do we have to add some new response format so the
>> query server can say "Hey call me again and tell me what to do with
>> this result?"
>> In other words, both of our suggestions can work on top of the same
>> change that needs to happen to the view server line protocol, so you
>> can code up either one and we can settle on what it should look like
>> to people writing update handlers later, no?
> I suppose so. But I am unclear because earlier in the thread I posted
> working code that allows me to handle save conflicts (or validation
> failures) from within javascript, with no change to the line protocol. (That
> is about all it has going for it in fact!)

Oh, wow. That's a bonus. I'll look at it and see. I don't know the
line protocol well.

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