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From Robert Newson <>
Subject Re: Problem with czech alphabet in View_Collation
Date Wed, 01 Jun 2011 07:32:47 GMT
That would be a neat enhancement, worth a ticket, imo.

On 1 June 2011 03:42, Jason Smith <> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 12:42 AM, Paul Davis <> wrote:
>> Now that we've moved to using NIF's I had been contemplating rewriting
>> the ICU driver as a NIF to see if there were any performance
>> differences. As part of that I would investigate the ability to pass
>> in these tailoring bits to allow people to do fancier ICU collation
>> that's been requested a couple times.
> Perhaps this is the wrong place to do this, but a feature I'd like to
> see is specifying sort direction of keys in an array. This would give
> AFAIK 100% compatibility with the Google App Engine indexing system;
> thus in principle App Engine apps could be ported to CouchDB.
> emit([doc.first_name, doc.last_name, doc.age], 1);
> It is not possible for first names to sort ascending, last names to
> sort descending, and age to sort ascending again. The example may seem
> contrived but it happens all the time.
> --
> Iris Couch

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