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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: View builder in Futon
Date Mon, 18 Oct 2010 19:02:29 GMT

On 18 Oct 2010, at 20:22, Paul Davis wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 2:11 PM, Mikeal Rogers <> wrote:
>> I'm working on the new Futon code and I've started working through the view
>> builder.
>> One goal I have is to morph this interface from primarily being used for
>> creating map/reduce functions to an interface for creating queries against
>> your views since we tend to get more questions about creating queries than
>> creating just map/reduce functions.
>> One question I have is that, for the map/reduce builder UI, we could easily
>> change this workflow to create new ddoc's and views rather than using
>> tmpviews. In fact it could make the code a lot cleaner and will be much
>> faster for testing out queries against a new map/reduce you're working on.
>> Thoughts?
>> -Mikeal
> There've been a couple discussions on removing or altering the temp
> view mechanics. Since we added the view cleanum/md5 file naming scheme
> I've been meaning to factor out all of the temp view code and replace
> it with an HTTP handler that saves a design doc with a UUID and then
> uses that for the query. Just haven't gotten to it yet.
> I know there's still a noticeable crowd that doesn't want to
> completely remove the temp view facility, but there is room to make
> something similar to what you're describing even a bit more
> transparent than changing the _temp_view.

What he said.


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