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From tasman <tasman.m...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: User defined sort directions.
Date Mon, 10 Nov 2008 11:44:21 GMT

On Nov 9, 2008, at 11:54 PM, Paul Davis wrote:

> Hey guys,
>
> Just created a ticket and added a patch for user definable view  
> sort directions.
>
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB-158
>
> Basically, this allows you to sort array keys based on the array
> position. Its only ascending vs. descending.
>
> An example design document would be something like:
>
> {
>   "_id": "_design/foo",
>   "_rev": "872300123",
>   "views": {
>     "bar": {
>       "map": "function(doc) {emit([doc.val1, doc.val2], null);}",
>       "sort": [false, true]
>     }
>   }
> }
>
> That'd sort descending on the doc.val1, and ascending on val2.
>
> When the sort array is shorter than the emitted view key, all values
> are assumed to be true.
>
> Anyone have thoughts?
  May be it would be better to pass sort oder list into view request?

>
> Paul


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