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From Markus Jelsma <mar...@buyways.nl>
Subject Re: uuids as xml?
Date Thu, 18 Mar 2010 13:30:40 GMT
# curl http://localhost:5984/_uuids
optionally, you can specify the count parameter to get a list of uuids.


On Thursday 18 March 2010 14:24:50 wolfgang haefelinger wrote:
> > However, CouchDB should probably respond with a "406 Not Acceptable"
> > if it can't provide what was asked for in the various accept headers
> > to make it clear to the client why it failed.
> 
> Would be some nice and decent behaviour .. ;-)
> 
> However, how do I get this uuids then just using curl and a couple of
> shell commands (except perl, python, ruby, ..)? I don't get it.
> 
> On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 11:44 AM, Matt Goodall <matt.goodall@gmail.com> 
wrote:
> > On 18 March 2010 10:20, wolfgang haefelinger <whaefelinger@gmail.com> 
wrote:
> >> Well, I thought that couchdb has a REST interface, no?
> >
> > REST doesn't dictate what representations (XML, JSON, etc) are
> > supported. It's perfectly ok for a RESTful interface to only handle
> > JSON.
> >
> > However, CouchDB should probably respond with a "406 Not Acceptable"
> > if it can't provide what was asked for in the various accept headers
> > to make it clear to the client why it failed.
> >
> > - Matt
> >
> >> On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 10:57 AM, Sebastian Cohnen
> >>
> >> <sebastiancohnen@googlemail.com> wrote:
> >>> hey wolfgang,
> >>>
> >>> the answer is simple: you can't get UUIDs as XML :)
> >>>
> >>> On 18.03.2010, at 10:46, wolfgang haefelinger wrote:
> >>>> Hi,
> >>>> trying to get a uuid(s) back as XML. Acceptance header does not work,
> >>>> neither "format":
> >>>>
> >>>> $ curl -H 'Accept:application/xml'
> >>>> http://localhost:5984/_uuids?format=xml
> >>>> {"uuids":["d5158e7420eee5d987fcccde84795847"]}
> >>>>
> >>>> How would I do that?
> >>>>
> >>>> // Wolfgang.
> >>
> >> --
> >> Wolfgang Häfelinger
> >> häfelinger IT - Applied Software Architecture
> >> http://www.haefelinger.it
> >> +31 648 27 61 59
> 

Markus Jelsma - Technisch Architect - Buyways BV
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