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From Paul Davis <>
Subject Re: View builder in Futon
Date Mon, 18 Oct 2010 19:05:50 GMT
On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 3:02 PM, Jan Lehnardt <> wrote:
> 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.

Oh snap!

> Cheers
> Jan
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