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From Max Ogden <...@maxogden.com>
Subject Re: Requesting data from inside of shows
Date Fri, 29 Jul 2011 18:14:31 GMT
security: potential botnets. your other option is to copy whatever api you
are hitting into couch ahead of time. I think philosophically couch is
designed to hold data and not access it through limited access APIs

On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 1:55 PM, Michael <newmaniese@gmail.com> wrote:

> I was afraid of that. Right now that is exactly what I am doing, but I hate
> the idea of needing to move an application wherever I replicate the
> database, which is one of the major reasons I choose Couch. Client site is
> not an option due to choked mobile bandwidth, utter lack of information
> without the external API.
>
> Is there a reason for the no external request rule? Security, technology or
> has it just not been a priority?
>
> Thanks for the response,
>
> Michael
>
>
> On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 1:25 PM, Max Ogden <max@maxogden.com> wrote:
>
> > CouchDB can't make requests to other domains from a show function. You
> will
> > have to put an application layer such as node.js, python flask or ruby
> > sinatra on top of Couch or do the request in client side javascript to
> > achieve what you are seeking.
> >
> > Max
> >
> > On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 1:09 PM, Michael <newmaniese@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > This has been a problem I have been looking at for a long time and my
> > > current solution is not elegant at all, so I am hoping that you all
> might
> > > help.
> > >
> > > I have a show and I would like to make a request to another API (from
> > > another domain) from the show, which I would like combine that data and
> > the
> > > data from Couch into my response. This feels like it should be easy,
> but
> > I
> > > cannot find any examples of this happening.
> > >
> > > Any help would be much appreciated.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Michael
> > >
> >
>

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