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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: What's our Why?
Date Wed, 24 Jul 2013 11:44:01 GMT
(P.S. The video is defo recommended watching! This guy covers it better
than I have.)


On 24 July 2013 12:42, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:

> Agreed. Those are important! I think replication is basically our #1
> technical selling point.
>
> However... These are still "how" and not "why".
>
> "Of the web" is more approaching the why, but it's still mostly "how".
>
> For the why, I am thinking something more akin to the sorts of stuff that
> CouchDB can enable. The peer-to-peer replication of apps and datasets. Of
> being able to have your data everywhere. Why? Why are these things
> important to us? Replication is great (super great) but what purpose is it
> serving? What ultimate goal is it helping us to edge closer to?
>
>
> On 24 July 2013 12:33, Dirkjan Ochtman <dirkjan@ochtman.nl> wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 1:24 PM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
>> > So, if you have any thoughts about this, speak up!
>>
>> For me, CouchDB is about:
>>
>> - Schema-less/document-oriented
>> - Replication
>>
>> I also like that it's built "of the web", as Jacob KM wrote, but for
>> my usage, that's mostly extra convenience and elegance, not one of the
>> core reasons why I end up using CouchDB.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Dirkjan
>>
>
>
>
> --
> NS
>



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