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From Damien Katz <>
Subject Re: ETA on Read Access Restriction
Date Sun, 14 Jun 2009 20:11:34 GMT
Per-document reader access likely won't be 1.0 feature. It's not hard  
to add the restriction to the database, but it's much harder to add it  
to the view engine to filter out docs from maps and reductions that  
the user cannot read.


On Jun 14, 2009, at 2:39 PM, Avi Flax wrote:

> Hi All,
> I'm thinking of building an app using CouchDB, but I need to be able  
> to
> restrict certain users from retrieving certain docs and views. As  
> far as I
> can tell from searching the web, the mailing list, and the wiki, that
> feature's not yet built.
> I know I could achieve the desired features by building a server-side
> "proxy" app which would validate requests before passing them to  
> Couch,
> but one of the things that attracts me to CouchDB is the possibility  
> of
> building 2-tier apps instead of 3 tiers; i.e. just DOM/Javascript  
> and Couch.
> So I'm just wondering: does anyone have a sense of when this  
> functionality
> might be landing in trunk?
> Thanks!
> Avi
> -- 
> Avi Flax » Partner » Arc90 »

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