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From "Chris Anderson" <>
Subject Re: 0.9 Progress
Date Tue, 30 Dec 2008 21:56:28 GMT
On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 9:13 AM, Damien Katz <> wrote:
>> Fixing `descending=true` and the whole startkey & endkey swap. There's
>> a major n00b WTF there. I think in this case, an suprisingly empty
>> view result is not the best addition to the learning curve.
> So by swapping the startkey and endkey automatically, I think we'd be
> supporting a incorrect model about how the queries work.

You've convinced me.

> Perhaps a better way is to put a flag in the result set if the startkey and
> endkey are misordered, so when you get  back the results and they are empty,
> there will be a member like "keys_misordered:true".

Yes. Better documentation may be the best solution.

Chris Anderson

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