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From Chris Anderson <>
Subject Re: Info on design-doc fields: actions, lists, shows ?
Date Sun, 22 Feb 2009 05:31:19 GMT
On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 8:47 PM, Patrick Aljord <> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 9:33 PM, Chris Anderson <> wrote:
>> I should mention that actions is vestigial. It's leftover in some
>> example code from the initial work that ended up creating the
>> _external module, but nothing in CouchDB supports it currently.
>> Actions were basically show and list minus the rigorous cacheability
>> and side-effect free requirements.
> Does this mean actions are deprecated?

Actions were never really part of trunk. For a while they were part of
the test suite for external. They are pretty easy to implement using
external, but you're generally better off using list and show.


Chris Anderson

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