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From Marcello Nuccio <>
Subject Re: to CouchApp or not to CouchApp
Date Tue, 16 Aug 2011 12:58:02 GMT
2011/8/16 Benoit Chesneau <>:
> On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 1:01 PM, Robert Newson <> wrote:
>> My revised proposal was to send text/html (and 302's) in all cases
>> except for the very specific case where the Accept header is exactly
>> one item and that item is 'application/json'. All programmatic calls
>> can meet that (libraries incapable of this are de facto poor
>> libraries), and the ambiguity is vanquished.
> <myuserdevopinion>
> should be application/json imo. We are a document oriented db speaking
> in json first. If someone accept text/html where the only thing we
> send on resource is json, we should send an error by default (maybe a
> setting could override that).

This is not what is needed to fix the bug.
The only requirement is: if I ask an HTML, give me an HTML, not a JSON.

This is what I do if the user is authenticated, and I see no reason
for not doing it when the response is a 401.


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