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From Paul Bonser <mister...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: results without couch 'metadata'
Date Wed, 28 Apr 2010 16:58:49 GMT
And of course, it didn't occur to me to mention that there was already
an even more general solution already in place...

On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 7:47 PM, Chris Anderson <jchris@gmail.com> wrote:
> You can use a _list or _show function for this.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Apr 27, 2010, at 4:47 PM, Paul Bonser <misterpib@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I'm pretty sure there is no such thing, but if it was to be added, I
>> think it would be better to add something a little more general, such
>> as "just_field" so you could do something like
>> ?just_field=id/key/doc/value to get a list of all the
>> ids/keys/docs/values, respectively.
>>
>> I don't like the name "just_field", that's just the first thing that
>> came to mind, but I could see such a feature being useful.
>>
>> There'd be no need to wrap an extra doc around it, it could just be a
>> json array returned, and it wouldn't make sense to strip out the _id
>> and _rev, so with your example, you'd end up with the following being
>> returned:
>>
>>   [
>>   {"_id":"1","_rev":"1","important":"stuff"}
>>   ]
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 5:36 PM, erich oliphant
>> <erich.oliphant@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi is there a way to get couch results without the extra metadata?
>>>  Perhaps
>>> instead of 'include_docs' where you get:
>>>
>>>
>>> {"total_rows":1498,"offset":350,"rows":[{"id":"1","key":"1","doc":{"_id":"1","_rev":"1","important":"stuff"}}]}
>>>
>>> a 'docs_only' or something  option that would return something like
>>> {[{"important","stuff"}]}
>>>
>>> --
>>> Erich Oliphant
>>>
>>> "There are, in fact, two things, science and opinion, the former begets
>>> knowledge, the latter ignorance"
>>> -- Hippocrates of Cos
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Paul Bonser
>> http://probablyprogramming.com
>



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