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From Robert Newson <>
Subject Re: New Externals: Implemented with tests
Date Mon, 11 Oct 2010 21:23:04 GMT
I'd love to see it on trunk and in 1.1.


On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 10:15 PM, Paul Davis
<> wrote:
> Just a progress update. The HTTP proxy is now capable of running the
> entire Futon test suite with only two failing tests. The http.js test
> fails because its asserting an exact URL structure, where as running
> through the proxy adds a path component. The other failing test is the
> stats module. Because I just make CouchDB proxy to itself, the five or
> so assertions on request counts fail because each request is causing
> the stat to be incremented twice (which is to be expected).
> I'm quite happy with how the current status of things.
> What do people think about committing this? I think someone said to
> wait till after 1.1.0 is released but I'm not changing any behavior of
> the existing _external's API. Its still there completely intact so we
> wouldn't be breaking anything people may currently rely on. Adding it
> before 1.1 would give more people a chance to start using this in the
> wild with crazy broken HTTP clients to find the remaining edge cases.
> Feedback desired.
> Paul Davis

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