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From "Chris Anderson" <jch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: View configuration
Date Sat, 10 Jan 2009 19:51:42 GMT
On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 11:20 AM, Thomas Williams
<thomas.williams@dubitlimited.com> wrote:
> Hi chaps,I've spent a couple of days playing around with version 0.80 and I
> think I might be missing something. Is it possible to configure views at
> query time or do they have to always be effectively 'static'. I mean can I
> write a view something like this:
>
> function(doc, user_id) {
>  if(doc.user_id=user_id)
>    emit(doc)
> }
>
> Then pass user_id as a parameter to each query. If not, does anyone know how
> I can go about retrieving data based on a unique key in an efficient manner?
>

Views must be pure functions from the doc alone (no other data). The
way to build you query is described at
http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/View_Snippets


-- 
Chris Anderson
http://jchris.mfdz.com

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