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From Adam Wolff <awo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: new view resources in 0.9
Date Tue, 31 Mar 2009 18:31:53 GMT
Got it Jan, thanks.
A

On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 11:00 AM, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:
>
> 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 this is an outdated intermediate development version.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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