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From Randall Leeds <>
Subject Re: Why or when is data local ?
Date Mon, 01 Nov 2010 01:14:27 GMT
On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 07:28, Wordit Ltd <> wrote:
> I'm new to couch and working through the book, but there's one thing I
> don't understand.
> In a CouchApp data is said to be local. Does that mean it is
> replicated to the user's desktop/device?
> The average user does not install Couch on their client. So where is
> the data stored so it can be accessed offline? I first heard about
> couch on a podcast, with Jan I think, and I didn't quite understand it
> then either...but it sounded great.

Think large. Device and desktop deployments and integration are assumed here.
And as a counter-example, Ubuntu ships with CouchDB already.

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