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From Nebu Pookins <nebupook...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Help needed: is couchDB a good fit for my app?
Date Tue, 26 Apr 2011 14:17:44 GMT
Right, isn't this what Philipp Forsthuber is doing now? I thought
Jeroen van Dijk's question was why not using filtered replication
instead of this two-database-tier scheme.

On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 10:14 AM, Sean Copenhaver
<sean.copenhaver@gmail.com> wrote:
> I believe the idea would be that you use filtered replication between the
> master and the individual user databases, all of which you control.
>
> On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 10:05 AM, Nebu Pookins <nebupookins@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 4:26 AM, Jeroen van Dijk
>> <jeroentjevandijk@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > So far I don't understand why this approach is needed
>> > when it seems one could also use:
>> > http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Replication#Filtered_Replicationdirectly.
>> > However, I have no practical experience with this so I would be happy to
>> > hear why that is not feasible.
>>
>> I don't have any practical experience with filtered replication
>> either, but from reading the docs, it seems like the user decides
>> whether or not they want to filter their replication by passing in the
>> name of the filter-function in the URL. Therefore, you can't use this
>> to restrict access to a document, because otherwise, a user could just
>> modify the URL to remove the filter, and thus gain access to all
>> documents.
>>
>> - Nebu
>>
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