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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Proposal regarding reserved names
Date Fri, 30 Oct 2009 10:04:33 GMT

On 29 Oct 2009, at 23:47, Julian Goacher wrote:

> Hello,
>
> With respect to http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Reserved_words: I'm a
> developer currently writing an application framework layered over  
> couchdb.
> The framework needs to annotate  user documents with additional state
> information. Prior to recent releases, my framework used property  
> names
> beginning with an underscore to store these annotations (following the
> convention that such names are separate from the user data). As things
> stand, this is no longer possible, but I was wondering if the  
> couchdb dev
> team would consider allocating a specific property name -

For the record, suggestions for the future of CouchDB should be sent
to the dev@ mailing list.

Cheers
Jan
--


> e.g. something
> like _meta - specifically for this use case. The idea would be that  
> the
> property could then be used by third party developers to house any  
> values
> considered orthogonal to the document data.
>
> Example:
>
> {
>    "_meta":{
>        "plink_framework_property_a": 23,
>        "plink_framework_property_b": "2009-10-29T00:00:00Z"
>    }
> }
>
>
> Regards,
>
> /julian


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