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From Steven Prentice <steven.prentice...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: querying an array view with startkey and endkey
Date Thu, 22 Jul 2010 02:33:55 GMT
Thanks Randall!
...I wonder why developers dont make endkey inclusive? or allow limit to
specify a key or some sort of functionality like that...I would be more
relaxed thats for sure haha

On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 12:29 PM, Randall Leeds <randall.leeds@gmail.com>wrote:

> http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/View_collation
>
> Your answer is there :)
>
> startkey=["file", "fileA"]
> endkey=["file", "fileA\ufff0"]
>
> Cheers!
> Randall
>
> On Jul 21, 2010 7:18 PM, "Steven Prentice" <steven.prentice.87@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> Hi couchers
>
> say I have the following keys: ["file", "FileA", "folder", "folderA"]
> ["file", "FileA", "null", "null"] ["file", "FileB", "folder", "folderB"]
> I want to use startkey=["file", "FileA"] to find all the fileA documents
> regardless of if they have folders or not. But I don't want any FileB's
> showing up afterwards!
> I can't put endkey=["file", "fileB"] because I am not going to know that
> fileB is the next id in the view before I make the request, it could be
> anything!
>
> Basically I am looking ot find out how to limit the view to only keys that
> start with ["file", "FileA"]. Is there some sort of 'special character' I
> could put into endkey or something to do so?
>
> p.s my aim is to not have to make another view that has a smaller key of
> ["file", "fileID"]
>
> Cheers
> Steve
>

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