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From Christopher Lenz <>
Subject Re: renamed _temp_view to _slow_view
Date Thu, 08 Jan 2009 12:53:00 GMT
On 08.01.2009, at 04:30, Antony Blakey wrote:
> On 07/01/2009, at 9:32 PM, Noah Slater wrote:
>> Maybe someone who understands the code issues at hand (i.e. not me)  
>> could
>> summarise the options with the pros and cons outlined by the  
>> various people in
>> this thread and we could have a small vote on each option to see if  
>> there's any
>> clear consensus that we're missing. It might be the case that we  
>> all disagree on
>> our main preference but all share a second preference.
> Not sure if someone is taking this task on. I'm not, but my  
> normalized votes would be:
> 1. Remove the _temp_view facility completely, because you can use a  
> temporary _design view, at which point you should understand the  
> performance implications, and it cleans up the code.


> 2. Leave it as _temp_view, because it does the equivalent of view  
> create/query/delete view in a single POST, and you can document the  
> performance issue.


> 3. Change it to _slow_view, because compared to _temp_view, the name  
> should act as an immediate warning for people who haven't read the  
> documentation.


Christopher Lenz
   cmlenz at

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