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From Luke Driscoll <luke.drisc...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Complex Keys and Ranges
Date Fri, 11 Jun 2010 15:57:12 GMT
Thanks Bob, I thought it was going to be something like that.  I'll have to
create separate views for this then.

On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 11:52, Robert Newson <robert.newson@gmail.com>wrote:

> You can only query contiguous ranges of keys with startkey/endkey.
>
> [2010, 05, "", "", 13] is lower than [2010, 05, "\u9999", "\u9999",
> 12] and is therefore included.
>
> B.
>
> On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 4:46 PM, Luke Driscoll <luke.driscoll@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > All,
> > I'm sorry if this question has been answered before, but I took a look at
> > the archives and couldn't find the answer that quite covers it.
> >
> > I have a complex key of
> > [year, month, "user name", "platform", day]
> >
> > The reason that I did it this way (put day at the end) is because I need
> to
> > be able to reduce to a group level of "year, month" as well as "year,
> month,
> > user", "year, month, user, platform" and "year, month, user, platform,
> day".
> >  And I didn't want to create multiple views because the data are the same
> >
> > Now, when I search for date ranges like this:
> > startkey = [2010, 05, "", "", 1], endkey = [2010, 05, "\u9999", "\u9999",
> > 12]
> > it gives me the results for the whole of May, rather than just the first
> > twelve days.
> >
> > However, if I remove the "platform" from the key and search
> > startkey = [2010, 05, "", 1], endkey = [2010, 05, "\u9999", 12]
> > it works as expected.
> >
> > Can you give me some pointers as to what I'm doing wrong, or give me some
> > suggestions as to how to do this better.
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Luke
> >
>

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