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From Benoit Chesneau <>
Subject Re: Vhosting Requirements (was: Re: [jira] Commented: (COUCHDB-230) Add Support for Rewritable URL)
Date Thu, 19 Aug 2010 20:31:48 GMT
On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 10:20 PM, Benoit Chesneau <> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 9:28 PM, J Chris Anderson <> wrote:
>> My top concern with all of this vhost stuff is much more basic, and I think needs
to be addressed before we think about adding convenience features:
>> On localhost, there is no such thing as a Domain Name (unless you are the type to
hack your /etc/hosts, which is like 0.01% of people).
>> KEY POINT: Any CouchApp which is designed to require vhosts is automatically not
capable of running on localhost.
>> Until we solve this issue I'm not much interested in refining the existing vhost
> Where is the issue ? :)
Can you give an example of "CouchApp which is designed to require
vhosts" , which isn't really needed today even when using _rewrite.

- benoit

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