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From Volker Mische <>
Subject Re: GeoCouch for Apache CouchDB 1.3.x
Date Thu, 25 Oct 2012 15:10:40 GMT
Hi Benoit,

On 10/25/2012 04:33 PM, Benoit Chesneau wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 2:31 PM, Volker Mische <> wrote:
>> Another point is, that GeoCouch had a few small changes after the Refuge
>> fork, they would have needed to be backported. I also wanted to be based
>> on the most recent version of Apache CouchDB, not the one when the
>> original refactor was made.
> Not sure I follow, which changes are you speaking about?
> refuge_spatial is also based on the latest couchdb master  and support
> KNN queries + other fixes. Can you detail them?

One thing e.g. is the support for skip/limit. I'm also not sure if the
change, that you can query without a bounding box is in.

> I will say it again but it's unfortunate you didn't want collaborate
> with us on different upgrades of geocouch we made even any critics on
> the patches that we provided you since the 1.2 release of couch. Each
> time you did it apart.  Which is, to say less, unfortunate.

I agree that it is unfortunate and I really want more collaboration.
Though the fork happened without me noticing it. So it's not fair to say
you provided patches and I refused to work together. At least I can't
remember it happening.

> Now, I will have a look on this new version on the code and see how we
> can eventually merge our changes. Hopefully in near future
> collaboration can be better.

The result is pretty similar, the most differences is probably the
different naming of variables and the modules. And yes, I'm interested
in better collaboration.


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