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From Vlad GURDIGA <>
Subject Re: jQuery dependency (Re: Futon Improvements)
Date Fri, 11 Sep 2009 03:36:50 GMT
On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 2:58 AM, Jan Lehnardt <> wrote:
> Hi :)
> On 10 Sep 2009, at 03:33, cinnebar wrote:
>> I am working with a group on a full featured ERP that proposes to
>> index/store data AND scripts in one or multiple json db files, perhaps
>> outputting function sets from json document/s to .js (for example) file/s
>> serverside maybe in a cache folder though perhaps clientside concates or
>> an
>> array function will be adequate for most use cases.  For a number of
>> reasons
>> and although it is still infant we consider that CouchDB is the best
>> candidate for serverside handling of the json docs at the moment.
>> We would like to see CouchDB independant of jquery (or even python re
>> CouchApp for that matter) for standalone couchapps 'out of the box'.
>> Given the very excellent http request api that is a fundamental aspect of
>> CouchDB we consider that the current jquery dependancy is a major
>> deterrent
>> regarding general uptake of CouchDB.
> a) jQuery is a very popular js lib, I don't see how that is a deterrent.
> b) CouchDB has no dependency on jQuery :) Feel free to use any you like,
>    I've seen raw JS, Dojo, Prototype & Sproutcore apps, maybe more without
>    a line of jQuery.


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