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From "Matthew Wilson" <m...@tplus1.com>
Subject Re: Adding attributes to a document in the view?
Date Thu, 18 Dec 2008 16:56:09 GMT
I'm still a couchdb rookie, and I don't want to sound condescending or
obnoxious, but the term "view" suggests to me that it should be a
read-only operation.



On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 11:50 AM, Paul Davis
<paul.joseph.davis@gmail.com> wrote:
> What Chris said.  Also, if you're expecting any attributes you add to
> the document to be saved to the database that'll never happen. Views
> need to satisfy some properties to ensure that views can be
> incrementally computed. Adding attributes in a view would be a sure
> fire way to start breaking these requirements.
>
> Paul
>
> On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 11:41 AM, Daniel DeLeo <devnullian@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is it possible in the newer versions to add attributes to a document object
>> in the view?  For example, on 0.8.0, if your view map function is:
>>
>> function(doc) {
>>  doc.computed_attribute = 'hello, world';
>>  emit(doc._id, doc);
>> };
>>
>> The view gives a 50X error, and a stack trace in futon.  Is it possible to
>> do this in any version of Couch?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Dan DeLeo
>>
>



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Matthew Wilson
matt@tplus1.com
http://tplus1.com

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