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From "Paul Davis" <>
Subject Re: extra information in design documents
Date Wed, 03 Sep 2008 15:28:26 GMT
There shouldn't be a problem storing extra fields on a design
document. Design docs are nothing more than regular documents with a
special name and specified views attribute.


On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 10:35 AM, Kerr Rainey <> wrote:
> 2008/9/3 Chris Farmiloe <>:
>> Could I store other fields on _design documents?
>> using the example above: placing my "validation" function into the design
>> doc.
> I know back when this whole CouchDB thang started there was a lot of
> talk about replicating designs around.  This would be what allows a
> user to take an app offline, assuming the app server part was there.
> So in principle this is not somehting CouchDB would have a problem
> with.  Someone a little more up to date on the current status might be
> able to shed more light, but there is nothing wrong with storing some
> docs that are design rather than data.
> Kerr

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