Re: Tracker, Zeitgeist, Couchdb...where is the problem ?

On Wed, 2009-08-19 at 11:23 -0400, Jamie McCracken wrote:
> i also think there is some mileage in using couchdb as the primary store
> and just have tracker index that. one of the strengths of couchdb is its
> mvcc architecture which means its completely corruption proof as updates
> are always appended to the db and therefore cannot cause corruption of
> existing data. that in itself makes it an excellent storage medium and
> with all querying left to tracker and sqlite you can get the best of
> both

As couchdb only appends, would it be trivial to layer CouchDB on top of
a VCS such as Monotone to get historical data for free?  I can't think
of any use-cases for this straight away but I'm sure someone can.

Ross Burton                                 mail: ross burtonini com
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