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From "Chris Anderson" <>
Subject Re: renamed _temp_view to _slow_view
Date Thu, 08 Jan 2009 06:30:05 GMT
> 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.


CouchDB is only going to get more view-like facilities. Trimming the
fat now could pay dividends going forward, both in code and in API
complexity and learning curve.

> 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.


Chris Anderson

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