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From Paul Davis <>
Subject Re: Problem with czech alphabet in View_Collation
Date Wed, 01 Jun 2011 15:12:38 GMT
I already did that once. And someone already ported app engine to
CouchDB. And then no one cared. The patch itself isn't *too* horrid
but does take some mucking around. Pretty sure there's already a
ticket for it.

On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 3:32 AM, Robert Newson <> wrote:
> That would be a neat enhancement, worth a ticket, imo.
> On 1 June 2011 03:42, Jason Smith <> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 12:42 AM, Paul Davis <> wrote:
>>> Now that we've moved to using NIF's I had been contemplating rewriting
>>> the ICU driver as a NIF to see if there were any performance
>>> differences. As part of that I would investigate the ability to pass
>>> in these tailoring bits to allow people to do fancier ICU collation
>>> that's been requested a couple times.
>> Perhaps this is the wrong place to do this, but a feature I'd like to
>> see is specifying sort direction of keys in an array. This would give
>> AFAIK 100% compatibility with the Google App Engine indexing system;
>> thus in principle App Engine apps could be ported to CouchDB.
>> emit([doc.first_name, doc.last_name, doc.age], 1);
>> It is not possible for first names to sort ascending, last names to
>> sort descending, and age to sort ascending again. The example may seem
>> contrived but it happens all the time.
>> --
>> Iris Couch

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