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From Robert Newson <rnew...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Futon.Next Proof of Concept
Date Thu, 01 Nov 2012 11:49:15 GMT
Needing node.js to build couchdb? I hate that.


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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