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From Paul Davis <paul.joseph.da...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Understanding couchdb error messages
Date Tue, 25 Aug 2009 19:21:09 GMT
Doh!

Missed it the first time through. You need "return sum(values);" No
return means it returns undefined.

HTH,
Paul Davis

On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 3:18 PM, hadley wickham<h.wickham@gmail.com> wrote:
>> The important bit:
>>
>> <<"Cannot encode 'undefined' value as JSON">>
>>
>> Means we're missing something in the view server, but the underlying
>> cause is that you're accessing a JavaScript member that doesn't exist.
>> Something like:
>>
>> var f = {"stuff": "here"};
>> emit(f.not_an_member, null);
>>
>> Both of your maps look all right though. Is that all there is, or is
>> there something else that wasn't pasted?
>
> That's all there is.  The documents all look something like this:
>
> {"issue": 2, "type": "article", "keywords": ["distribution theory"],
> "pages": [135, 143], "id_entity": 1000022934, "year": 1922, "journal":
> "Transactions of the American Mathematical Society", "authors":
> ["Coolidge, J. L."], "title": "The Gaussian law of error for any
> number of variables", "volume": 24, "id_title": 260229}
>
> Hadley
>
>
>
> --
> http://had.co.nz/
>

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