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From Adam Wolff <>
Subject Re: No safe way to query and not ever reduce a view.
Date Thu, 10 Dec 2009 18:09:00 GMT
On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 7:51 AM, Paul Davis <>wrote:

> I was writing
> that parsing I was attempting to fix a very common problem where
> people were trying to use a query parameter and then failing to figure
> out why CouchDB wasn't working as expected. I don't remember the exact
> parameter, but it was the equivalent of "reduce=false" with no reduce
> function, and then the ML and IRC got filled with questions of
> "There's no difference between reduce=false and not specifying it!
> What's up with that?"

I wonder if this was the group=true parameter for reduce. That was a good
change; it was very confusing that you could "reduce" without it. But the
idea to be more lax about reduce=false makes sense to me.


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