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From Googcheng <>
Subject Re: Request object in validate_doc_update
Date Tue, 29 May 2012 15:50:08 GMT
Yes,  the couchapp is awesome , but it seems that there is a difficulty to handle big size
attachments via the REST API and submitting files by a form ,  must add a  backend or is there
a good way to do this process or it isn't suitable for the task   

Luca Matteis <>编写:

>I don't think Couch is just a database server. Lots of its power comes
>from the fact that you can build CouchApps with it, therefore you can
>let it handle things such as the presentation layer.
>I think this is an essential component of CouchDB and we should
>nurture this capability, by considering adding new functionalities,
>and not ignore it by saying "just use CouchDB as a regular database
>server" or "just use a proxy in front of your couch to handle that".
>On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 4:35 PM, Keith Gable <> wrote:
>> Also, I have to say... not every app is best suited as a CouchApp. But
>> nothing stops you from writing your application in { Rails | | Sinatra |
>> Django | Pylons | .NET } with CouchDB as your data store. I personally
>> prefer it this way, as I tend to think of CouchDB as a database server, and
>> IMHO, database servers should never handle the presentation layer. (This
>> applies for RDBMSes too. I shouldn't be able to execute a SQL query and get
>> back CSV, JSON, XML, etc.)
>> ---
>> Keith Gable
>> A+ Certified Professional
>> Network+ Certified Professional
>> Storage+ Certified Professional
>> Mobile Application Developer / Web Developer
>> On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 1:40 AM, Luca Matteis <> wrote:
>>> I know this is also solved by putting some sort of firewall before
>>> Couch. But these are little fixes and little things that could really
>>> make writing couchapps a lot better.
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