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From Paul Davis <paul.joseph.da...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ETA on Read Access Restriction
Date Sun, 14 Jun 2009 20:34:15 GMT
Idle thought, but perhaps making views based on roles might be the way to go.

Paul

On Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 4:11 PM, Damien Katz<damien@apache.org> wrote:
> Per-document reader access likely won't be 1.0 feature. It's not hard to add
> the restriction to the database, but it's much harder to add it to the view
> engine to filter out docs from maps and reductions that the user cannot
> read.
>
> -Damien
>
> On Jun 14, 2009, at 2:39 PM, Avi Flax wrote:
>
>> Hi All,
>> I'm thinking of building an app using CouchDB, but I need to be able to
>> restrict certain users from retrieving certain docs and views. As far as I
>> can tell from searching the web, the mailing list, and the wiki, that
>> feature's not yet built.
>>
>> I know I could achieve the desired features by building a server-side
>> "proxy" app which would validate requests before passing them to Couch,
>> but one of the things that attracts me to CouchDB is the possibility of
>> building 2-tier apps instead of 3 tiers; i.e. just DOM/Javascript and
>> Couch.
>>
>> So I'm just wondering: does anyone have a sense of when this functionality
>> might be landing in trunk?
>>
>> Thanks!
>> Avi
>>
>> --
>> Avi Flax » Partner » Arc90 » http://arc90.com
>
>

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