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From Janez Štupar <janez.stu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Write-only for users?
Date Sun, 13 Feb 2011 23:06:15 GMT
+1

this is the Couch way

On Sun, Feb 13, 2011 at 11:44 PM, Jonathan Stott
<jonathan.stott@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi Jonathan
>
> One way to accomplish this is to give each user their own database.
> They (and only they + admin) can both read and write from this
> database.  For operations that need to be performed on the whole
> database, the admin can replicate each of the individual databases to
> a 'master' database only they can read.
>
> Regards
> Jon
>
> On 13 February 2011 21:52, Jonathan Geddes <geddes.jonathan@gmail.com>
> 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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