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From "Domingo Aguilera" <domingo.aguil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: General Q about CouchDB
Date Tue, 16 Dec 2008 19:56:48 GMT
http://batok.blogspot.com/2008/09/new-attachment-handling-in-couchdb.html

On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 1:54 PM, Christopher McComas <
mccomas.chris@gmail.com> wrote:

> Chris,
> Thanks. One question, concern I might have with that would be just spelling
> something differently, but that shouldn't be too big of an issue.
>
> To my next question, what would be the best way to structure comments for a
> blog post, where they have their own author, timestamp, and entry? Again,
> this is fairly straight-forward with a relational db using a foreign key.
>
> Thanks,
>
> On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 2:51 PM, Chris Anderson <jchris@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 11:46 AM, Christopher McComas
> > <mccomas.chris@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Would it be wrong to try to do the category piece as related in
> CouchDB?
> > > What would be the best way to do it, so that you can have a page,
> > > myblog.com/categories/this-category/ that'd then display all the
> entries
> > for
> > > that category? What would be proper?
> >
> > Having a category field on the blog post itself is a fine way to do this.
> >
> > Eg:
> >
> > {
> > "title":"Blah",
> > "author":"Chris",
> > "category":"music",
> > "date": ...
> > }
> >
> > Writing a view that sorts posts by category and date would be simple
> > with this sort of data structure. Of course if you wanted to rename a
> > category later you'd need to touch all the documents that listed it,
> > so this solution is more like tagging than categories, but should
> > fulfill the need.
> >
> >
> > --
> > Chris Anderson
> > http://jchris.mfdz.com
> >
>

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