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From "john.tiger" <john.tigernas...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: GeoCouch for Apache CouchDB 1.3.x
Date Thu, 25 Oct 2012 14:14:55 GMT
could the spatial queries, etc be integrated into couchdb a la mongodb 
?  We would rather run our geo stuff from the same db server.

On 10/25/2012 06:31 AM, Volker Mische wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I finally found the time to make GeoCouch work with CouchDB 1.3.x (which
> is HEAD/trunk at the moment). It's on Github now [1].
>
> Some of you might wonder, why I did the refactoring myself and haven't
> used Paul Davis' work [1] or the one from the Refuge project [2]. The
> most important reason for me was, that I wanted to understand and learn
> how things are different now. And I learn better if I *do it*, instead
> of just reading existing code.
>
> At Couchbase we also need to change the way we are handling the
> indexers, this was a good way to see and learn how Apache CouchDB is
> doing it now, and if we might do it in a similar way.
>
> Another point is, that GeoCouch had a few small changes after the Refuge
> fork, they would have needed to be backported. I also wanted to be based
> on the most recent version of Apache CouchDB, not the one when the
> original refactor was made.
>
> Anyway, have fun with the new version and help me finding bugs :)
>
> [1] https://github.com/couchbase/geocouch/tree/couchdb1.3.x
> [2] https://github.com/davisp/geocouch/tree/new-views/
> [3] https://github.com/refuge/refuge_spatial/
>
> Cheers,
>    Volker
>


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