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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: Cohesive description of request handling
Date Mon, 04 May 2009 02:35:02 GMT

what exactly are you looking for? CouchDB uses MochiWeb for
all the HTTP grunt work and defines a list of http_*_handlers
that are the various endpoints of the API that then call into
the internal CouchDB API. What bits and pieces do you see
not connected?


On 29 Apr 2009, at 10:25, Howard Lewis Ship wrote:

> I'm trying to get some understanding of the request handling inside
> couchdb. I've been reading the O'Reilly book, but finding it a bit
> sketchy ... for a CouchDB outsider it needs to work a bit harder to
> connect the dots. Is there a wiki page that describes how the bits and
> pieces fit together?
> -- 
> Howard M. Lewis Ship
> Creator of Apache Tapestry
> Director of Open Source Technology at Formos

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