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From J Chris Anderson <jch...@apache.org>
Subject Re: endkey doesn't obey limit parameter and always returns entries starting with offset 0
Date Sun, 12 Sep 2010 17:18:00 GMT

On Sep 12, 2010, at 9:39 AM, Mikeal Rogers wrote:

> For pagination you can use the skip parameter instead of trying to change
> the startkey for each pagination.
> 
> http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/HTTP_view_API#Querying_Options
> 
> ?startkey="foo"&limit=10
> ?startkey="foo"&limit=10&skip=10
> ?startkey="foo"&limit=10&skip=20
> 

You can but you shouldn't.

The right way to do it is to use startkey and limit, as documented here.

	http://guide.couchdb.org/draft/recipes.html#fast

> 
> On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 12:06 AM, Henrik Skupin <hskupin@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> For my current Couch application I'm using pagination to show only 50
>> results per page. To navigate back and forward the endkey vs. startkey
>> parameters are used. While startkey in combination with limit is working
>> fine, endkey doesn't return results for [offset(endkey)-limit,
>> offset(endkey)] but for [0, limit]. This makes pagination impossible for me
>> and looks like to be a bug. An example you can find here:
>> 
>> http://mozmill.hskupin.info/general/reports
>> 
>> After opening the page click 'Next' twice and check the URL of the
>> 'Previous' link before clicking on it. The endkey parameter will not be
>> obeyed and a click on that link causes the first page to be opened.
>> 
>> The code can be found at: http://github.com/whimboo/mozmill-dashboard
>> 
>> Is the above problem a known broken behavior and worth filing a bug?
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Henrik
>> 


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