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From Mark Hahn <m...@hahnca.com>
Subject Re: Google Summer of Code topics
Date Mon, 25 Mar 2013 15:58:47 GMT
How would you suggest I publish it?  I don't have a blog.  I guess I could
post it here for now.  It's not very big.


On Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 2:19 AM, Pearce, Martyn <Martyn.Pearce@gs.com>wrote:

> It would be a great published example/howto if you were willing to publish
> your code for that.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Hahn [mailto:mark@hahnca.com]
> Sent: Friday, March 22, 2013 6:14 PM
> To: user
> Cc: CouchDB Developers
> Subject: Re: Google Summer of Code topics
>
> >  Implement partial reads and updates of documents,
>
> In case anyone didn't know, you can do partial updates right now with an
> update handler.  I have been using one for some time that allows the app to
> modify any part of a doc with a single http request.  It even allows one to
> modify an attribute nested inside objects.  I've ended up using only this
> for all updates.
>
>
> On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 7:20 AM, Jeff Charette <iomatix@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> > My top 3 for couchapps:
> >
> > 1. more robust _rewrites module to do things like, possibly introduce
> > regex matching
> >
> >
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14839422/rewrite-without-file-extension-in-couchdb
> > 2. doc level security
> > 3. with secure_rewrites true, _attachments handler moved to design doc
> > level /db/_design/doc/_attachments - like an update handler
> >         - database level _users, so /db/_design/doc/_users - behaves just
> > like /_users
> >
> > Sorry if any of this is pathetically naive!
> > Jeff Charette | Principal
> > We Are Charette
> > web / identity / packaging
> >
> > m  415.298.2707
> > w  wearecharette.com
> > e   jeffrey@wearecharette.com
> >
> > On Mar 22, 2013, at 7:13 AM, Dave Cottlehuber <dch@jsonified.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi folks,
> > >
> > > GSOC[1][2] registration for ASF closes this weekend, and we'd like to
> > > get some proposals into it, viz http://community.apache.org/gsoc.html
> > > from last year.
> > >
> > > If you reply, please do so just to the dev@ list -- note I BCC'd
> > > users@ for some ideas.
> > >
> > > I've got a few suggestions to get the ball rolling, with numbers where
> > > taken from the future features list:
> > > https://gist.github.com/rnewson/2387973
> > >
> > > 6. implement a Domain-Specific Language to run within the Erlang VM,
> > > to support native speed filtering, validation, and indexing in
> > > addition to the current in-built JS and erlang ones. Maybe something
> > > that includes http://jsonselect.org/
> > >
> > > 8/9. Rewire CouchDB's HTTP layer to support websockets and spdy. I
> > > think this implies switching to cowboy, this could be too messy.
> > >
> > > 12. Extend CouchDB's query model (e.g.
> > > https://developers.google.com/chart/interactive/docs/querylanguage) to
> > > support a richer syntax.
> > >
> > > 13/14. Implement partial reads and updates of documents,
> > >
> > > Make the javascript view engine faster. Could include v8 bindings,
> > > different / parallel communication approaches between erlang and
> > > javascript worlds, avoiding reparsing JSON roundtrips, and make it
> > > faster than the current spidermonkey implementation.
> > >
> > > Implement external storage of attachments and appropriate HTTP API
> > > hooks incl replication to allow hosting attachments outside the .couch
> > > files, either on local storage, or in cloud blob storage (S3, azure
> > > etc).
> > >
> > > Implement a view development sandbox, where you can easily prototype
> > > with a sub-set of documents without long build times.
> > >
> > > Add an optional HTTP compression layer to CouchDB. It would be really
> > > cool if you could do the compression during doc update (or view
> > > creation or something) so that it can be served directly next time.
> > > See https://github.com/lgerbarg/couchdb/tree/gzip-support for a prior
> > > implementation or https://gist.github.com/archaelus/76455 for a
> > > file-based approach, and
> > >
> http://visualstart.blogspot.co.at/2012/02/mochiweb-erlang-and-gzip.html
> > > for some other ideas.
> > >
> > > Develop a plugin API & rework the authentication layer to allow
> > > plugging in ErLDAP, nodejs with EveryAuth or PassportJS or in fact
> > > anything you like.
> > >
> > > Extend geocouch and/or couchdb with some of Volker's ideas (cue
> > > Volker). Or stuff like quadtrees, geohashes or hilbert curves.
> > >
> > > Finally, if you are interested in being a mentor, please speak up!
> > >
> > > A+
> > > Dave
> > >
> > > [1]: http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/homepage/google/gsoc2013
> > > [2]:
> >
> https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=#!topic/google-summer-of-code-discuss/yYM2ru4bTeo
> >
> >
>

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