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From Adam Kocoloski <kocol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Merge rcouch
Date Wed, 26 Jun 2013 13:51:59 GMT
+1, nice writeup Benoit.

On Jun 25, 2013, at 4:24 PM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:

> +1!
> 
> 
> On 25 June 2013 17:43, Benoit Chesneau <bchesneau@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Hi All,
>> 
>> I propose to merge rcouch (http://rcouch,org) in the official Apache
>> CouchDB repository to a new branch (i.e, *not* master). Once there, the
>> full CouchDB developer community can begin the work to incorporate the
>> code here into an official release.
>> 
>> You do not need to respond if you are in agreement. If there is no
>> response in 72 hours, I will assume lazy consensus. If we reach
>> consensus, I will start the IP clearance process and then the merge.
>> 
>> Work is available here:
>> 
>> - couch core: http://github.com/refuge/couch_core
>> - rcouch release build system: http://github.com/refuge/rcouch
>> 
>> A tarball containing rcouch and all its dependencies is available here:
>> 
>>    http://dl.refuge.io/rcouch-0.7.1.tar.gz
>> 
>> Installation instructions are available here:
>> 
>>    https://github.com/refuge/rcouch/wiki/Installation
>> 
>> The full documentation is available on the rcouch wiki:
>> 
>>    https://github.com/refuge/rcouch/wiki
>> 
>> # Informations about rcouch
>> 
>> Rcouch is an alternative distribution of Apache CouchDB based for now on
>> the 1.3 release. The goal of Rcouch is to provides a simple way to
>> customize CouchDB to your needs and easily include it in your own
>> architecture. Today you can embed couchdb in your Erlang Application or
>> add your own extensions to it and deploy a static release on multiple
>> platforms.
>> 
>> supported platforms
>> 
>> Rcouch supports the following platorms:
>> 
>> - Linux x86 & x86_64, armv5, armv7a, armv8
>> - Freebsd i386/amd64, OpenBSD i386/amd64 (netbsd not tested)
>> - Solaris
>> - MacOSX 10.7 and sup
>> 
>> Note: Windows support isn't implemented yet but it should be
>> straightforward
>> with latest tools from @dch.
>> 
>> Rcouch works with the R15x and R16x versions of Erlang.
>> 
>> Changes from Apache CouchDB
>> Main changes from Apache CouchDB are:
>> 
>> - Refactoring [1] of the codebase with a new release system based on Erlang
>>  reltools and rebar, a separations of the applications allowing more
>> custumisations and an improved statibiliy of CouchDB (better
>> supervision). With this refactoring A release can be fully relocatable
>> and is statically linked.
>> 
>> - View changes [2] - Rcouch offers you the possibility to get incremental
>>  view changes (ie using the changes API over a view index. View changes
>> can be filtered using a javascript function or using the view parameters
>> (you can get view changes for a key or a range).
>> 
>> - View-based replication [3] - You can incrementally replication your
>>  document using a view to filter them. This replication is based on the
>> view changes
>> 
>> - Include deleted documents [4] in view results
>> 
>> - Validate documents on read [5]- Validate if the document can be read by
>>  the current user.
>> 
>> - Write-only databases [6]- Only admins and some readers are able to read a
>>  database.
>> 
>> - Filter returned fields in changes results [7]
>> 
>> - Some Optimisations and internal changes in the source code [8]. This
>>  changes has been added upon the time to fix issues or optimize some
>> processing based on the user and customers feedback.
>> 
>> - Custom extensions [9]- It is easy to add custom extensions to your build
>>  using the rcouch system. Extensions built-in are
>> _random_docs and _db_updates. Some others extensions will be  available in
>> the refuge projects.
>> 
>> 
>> Links:
>> 
>> [1] https://github.com/refuge/rcouch/wiki/refactoring
>> [2] https://github.com/refuge/rcouch/wiki/View-Changes
>> [3] https://github.com/refuge/rcouch/wiki/Replication-with-view-changes
>> [4] https://github.com/refuge/rcouch/wiki/View-Deleted-Documents
>> [5] https://github.com/refuge/rcouch/wiki/Validate-documents-on-read
>> [6] https://github.com/refuge/rcouch/wiki/Write-only-databases
>> [7]
>> https://github.com/refuge/rcouch/wiki/Couch-changes#filter-fields-in-included-doc-when-returned-from-a-_changes
>> [8] https://github.com/refuge/rcouch/wiki/Source-Code-Changes
>> [9] https://github.com/refuge/rcouch/wiki/Custom-Extensions
>> 
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> NS


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