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From Benoit Chesneau <bchesn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: roadmap
Date Wed, 09 Feb 2011 08:32:17 GMT
On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 6:42 PM, Peter Nolan <peterwnolan@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> I would like a more formal direction on the future of couchapps.  I am
>> unsure how couchapps will proceed, but one thing i would like to see is the
>> ability of your basic internet users to be able to form their own couchapps
>> by easily integrating other couchapps into their databases, modifying to
>> their content (most 'simple' users are content with just basic color and
>> image changes).
>>
>
> For example, a user may 'see' something cool on someones elses site/couch
> and would like to copy it to theirs.  This 'copying' should be as easy as
> humanly possible.  Any complications will only hinder the adoption of
> couchapps to the public in my opinion.  Ideally this 'copying' should be
> done with a simple push of a button.
>
> This leads me to another need couchapps (and they're couchAPERS) must
> discuss - Standardization.  I imagine it will be 'hard' if we don't begin to
> standardize some of the aspects of couchapps.  For example - blog posts.
>  There should be a standard way of 'inputting' blog posts into ones of
> couch, such that others may easily 'replicate' or 'pull from' peoples blogs
> and have them appear on their couches.  Of course this 'standardization'
> should also not limit ones ability to change the code.

There is a discussion started on the CouchApp mailing-list about that.
I also think a couchapp spec is welcome, so we can develop compatible
engine and clients. At the end we should only have to choose the
hosting or the tool we like, period.

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