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From Benoit Chesneau <>
Subject Re: Universal Binary JSON in CouchDB
Date Tue, 04 Oct 2011 20:08:30 GMT
On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 9:33 PM, Paul Davis <> wrote:
> For a first step I'd prefer to see a patch that makes the HTTP
> responses choose a content type based on accept headers. Once we see
> what that looks like and how/if it changes performance then *maybe* we
> can start talking about on disk formats. Changing how we store things
> on disk is a fairly high impact change that we'll need to consider
> carefully.

> That said, the ubjson spec is starting to look reasonable and capable
> to be an alternative content-type produced by CouchDB. If someone were
> to write a patch I'd review it quite enthusiastically.

I think I would prefer to use protobuffs format though. Anyway if wwe
change the api to handle all types that would be pluggable without

- benoƮt

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