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From Sean Copenhaver <sean.copenha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Help needed: is couchDB a good fit for my app?
Date Tue, 26 Apr 2011 14:14:12 GMT
I believe the idea would be that you use filtered replication between the
master and the individual user databases, all of which you control.

On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 10:05 AM, Nebu Pookins <nebupookins@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 4:26 AM, Jeroen van Dijk
> <jeroentjevandijk@gmail.com> wrote:
> > So far I don't understand why this approach is needed
> > when it seems one could also use:
> > http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Replication#Filtered_Replicationdirectly.
> > However, I have no practical experience with this so I would be happy to
> > hear why that is not feasible.
>
> I don't have any practical experience with filtered replication
> either, but from reading the docs, it seems like the user decides
> whether or not they want to filter their replication by passing in the
> name of the filter-function in the URL. Therefore, you can't use this
> to restrict access to a document, because otherwise, a user could just
> modify the URL to remove the filter, and thus gain access to all
> documents.
>
> - Nebu
>



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