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From Octavian Damiean <>
Subject Re: [discuss] down, spammed
Date Wed, 04 Dec 2013 18:34:46 GMT
On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 6:55 PM, Peter Nolan <> wrote:

> Personally, what i'd like to see from 'couch-apps'.  is the ability for a
> layman to be able to develop websites that use couchdb as the database,
> knowing only
> Javascript
> Couchdb
> Without needing the following
> 1) change of operating systems (couchapps should be able to run on OSx,
> windows, and 'linux')
> 2) Without the need to install other 3rd party programs(node js and such).
> - all the person should need to write code is a simple text editor.
> 3) propriety code.  All the code should be open source.  There shouldn't be
> any private ownership of code, or ideas, in any form (I think this is the
> point Dave was trying to make in his email).

​All of the above is ​just what couchapps are. I might might have
misunderstood what you were trying to say though, maybe you can rephrase

> Furthermore, couch apps is going to need a central website that people can
> go to for information or to ask for help.  So far, all the help that people
> have provided to each other is too scattered amongst a variety of locations
> (blogs, websites, email chains etc.), which minimizes the information's
> effectiveness unfortunately.  Centralizing all that information would
> really benefit the community.

​I agree and this is exactly what this email thread is about. :)​

Octavian Damiean


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