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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: 1.0.0 wishlist/roadmap
Date Wed, 03 Dec 2008 12:46:28 GMT

On 3 Dec 2008, at 12:51, Noah Slater wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 03, 2008 at 10:47:11PM +1100, Volker Mische wrote:
>> An additional feature would be that you can return any arbitrary  
>> JSON to the
>> view that will be attached to the resulting document. An example  
>> would be
>> returning a distance between a point specified in the query and a  
>> geometry in
>> a document.
> I'm not sure I understand what it means to attach something to a  
> JSON document.

This is about the protocol that CouchDB talks to external indexers. It  
is line-based
text now, will be line-based JSON with the external2 branch. It  
currently hardcodes
that the document id and a rank is returned, this should be more  


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