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From Dave Cottlehuber <>
Subject Re: Google Summer of Code topics
Date Fri, 22 Mar 2013 19:48:54 GMT
On 22 March 2013 19:14, Mark Hahn <> wrote:
>>  Implement partial reads and updates of documents,
> In case anyone didn't know, you can do partial updates right now with an
> update handler.  I have been using one for some time that allows the app to
> modify any part of a doc with a single http request.  It even allows one to
> modify an attribute nested inside objects.  I've ended up using only this
> for all updates.

Hi Mark,

Completely true. Maybe you would like to contribute that back perhaps?
Even as a wiki entry that would be useful for folk, and I'm happy to
help clean up / document if required.

I was thinking at the time of the JSON PATCH draft RFC, aka

Did you use this approach, or tackle it differently?

Another idea that I had on the back burner was implementing
cryptographic support for doc signing, e.g. pgp-like signing and
validation, or even encryption. I think Jim Klo has done this or
something similar already.


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