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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: The sum function (used in reduce)
Date Thu, 23 Apr 2009 17:34:20 GMT

On 23 Apr 2009, at 09:19, Zachary Zolton wrote:

> CouchApp == Not necessarily much help to the rest of us.

Why not? It's just pushing a directory tree to a design doc. The fact
that you can use that to do standalone apps doesn't stop you from
using it for your non-standalone app :)

Cheers
Jan
--

>
> Seriously, though, I've heard this before and decided instead to
> handle this in my application code...
>
> On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 10:06 AM, Nils Breunese <n.breunese@vpro.nl>  
> wrote:
>> Nils Breunese wrote:
>>
>>> Adam Wolff wrote:
>>>
>>>> It'd be great to make it so that _design docs can define helper
>>>> functions too, so that two views can share a helper.
>>>
>>> You can already define functions in a separate file and use macros  
>>> to
>>>  'import' them when defining view functions.
>>
>> For clarity: macros are a couchapp feature. Examples of the use of ! 
>> json and
>> !code macros can be found in Sofa [0], for instance in lists/ 
>> index.js. They
>> look like comments (starting with '//' and all), but those lines are
>> processed by couchapp when pushing an app to CouchDB.
>>
>> Nils Breunese.
>>
>> [0] http://github.com/jchris/sofa/tree/master
>>
>


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