couchdb-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Benoit Chesneau <>
Subject Re: roadmap
Date Wed, 09 Feb 2011 08:32:17 GMT
On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 6:42 PM, Peter Nolan <> 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.

View raw message