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From Janez Štupar <>
Subject Re: Write-only for users?
Date Sun, 13 Feb 2011 22:05:33 GMT
You could do something like that utilizing the rewrite handler to prohibit
access to documents and views (redirect all request to a show that tells
users to sod off), while only allowing a PUT to the database and GET to the
said show.

On Sun, Feb 13, 2011 at 10:52 PM, Jonathan Geddes <
> wrote:

> couchdb users,
> I'm thinking of using a couchapp for an upcoming project, but there is
> one capability that I'm unsure of.
> I need a database that anyone can post to, but only admin can read
> from. The requirement is to allow users to post personal information
> that other users cannot see. If I understand the couchdb permissions
> model correctly, for a given db, anyone who can create documents can
> also read documents.
> Is there a way to do this with a couchapp? It seems a shame to have to
> add "middleware" just to get this one capability.
> thanks,
> --Jonathan

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