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From Mario Scheliga <ma...@sourcegarden.de>
Subject Re: Default values via _updates function
Date Mon, 01 Mar 2010 23:06:55 GMT
Hi Jim,

forget my last answer... sorry just grepped the source.... i think  
chris is right!

greetz
mario

Am 01.03.2010 um 23:53 schrieb Jim Garvin:

> Hi All,
>
> I'm trying to do server-side created_at timestamps via CouchDB's  
> _updates
> features, but I'm having trouble creating a new document out of the  
> JSON
> passed in the request body.  My app doesn't allow updates to existing
> documents, only "inserts".  Here's the very simple _updates function:
>
> function(doc, req) {
>  var newDoc = JSON.parse(req.body);
>  newDoc.created_at = new Date();
>  return [newDoc, "FML"];
> }
>
> When I POST a document to the appropriate _updates URL, I get an  
> error in
> the log telling me that JSON is not defined:
>
> [info] [<0.30422.5>] OS Process :: function raised error:  
> ReferenceError:
> JSON is not defined
>
> I wasn't able to find much reference on the web aside from:
> http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/How_to_intercept_document_updates_and_perform_additional_server-side_processing
> http://www.mikealrogers.com/archives/737
>
> In the mikealrogers.com post, the author uses JSON in his function,  
> but
> obviously I'm having problems with that approach.  Does anyone know  
> what a
> proper way to convert the body of the POST a javascript object would  
> be?
> (avoiding eval()).  Also, taking a step back, is this the right  
> approach
> for setting default values on a new document in CouchDB?
>
> Thanks,
> Jim


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