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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Futon.Next Proof of Concept
Date Thu, 01 Nov 2012 12:21:44 GMT

On Nov 1, 2012, at 12:49 , Robert Newson <rnewson@apache.org> wrote:

> Needing node.js to build couchdb? I hate that.

Thanks for your opinion.

I wouldn’t mind if it means we get a new Futon and more contributors.

Cheers
Jan
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> On 1 November 2012 11:46, Simon Metson <simon@cloudant.com> wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> 
>> On Thursday, 1 November 2012 at 11:35, Alexander Shorin wrote:
>> 
>>> Because it's additional semi justified dependencies and whole project
>>> goes far away from couchapp concept, imho.
>> 
>> I don't think it does. In fact I'd say it emphasises the flexibility of
>> couch apps and how they play nicely with other tools ("hey look, you can
>> use this database with the toolset I'm used to from jquery").
>>> If Erica will be bundled tool out of CouchDB box, better to dance around
>> him.
>> 
>> I'd rather use something that exists today and evaluate erica when it is
>> included with CouchDB and has the necessary feature set in the future.
>> 
>> With grunt we can get consistent build environments, with erica we'd
>> either have people installing tools (linters, less compiler, minify-ers
>> etc) manually/ad-hoc, have to rely on something like npm (and if we're
>> doing that, why not use grunt?) or build it ourselves (eurgh!).
>> 
>> Cheers
>> Simon
>> 
>> 


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