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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: new view resources in 0.9
Date Tue, 31 Mar 2009 18:00:28 GMT

On 31 Mar 2009, at 19:52, Adam Wolff wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> We just upgraded to 0.9.0a719015-incubating from the 0.8.x release,
> via mac ports.

this is an outdated intermediate development version. Can you update to
0.9.0 proper?

http://couchdb.apache.org/downloads.html

The issues you see happened during the development of 0.9 and the wiki
only reflects the 0.9.0 release time. The MacPorts snapshot is simply  
too
old.

Cheers
Jan
--


> We found two things that weren't clear from the wiki:
>
> 1) View design documents must be PUT with the slash between _design
> and the document escaped. This isn't what the wiki says:
> http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/HTTP_view_API
>> You can have / as part of the DocID but if you refer to a document  
>> in a URL you must always encode it as %2F. One special case is  
>> _design/ documents, those accept either / or %2F for the / after  
>> _design, although / is preferred and %2F is still needed for the  
>> rest of the DocID.
>
> Shall I update this, or this is a bug in the version that we're  
> running?
>
> 2) The GET urls for views  has *not* changed. This wasn't quite what
> we expected. The wiki says that you query views using an URL like
> /_design/designname/_view/viewname, but on the version we're running
> at least, this isn't true. This is how you *PUT* view documents; GET
> is still like this:
> /_view/designname/viewname/
>
> Hope this helps someone. Please let us know if we've misunderstood  
> something.
> A
>


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