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<?xml version="1.0"?>
      <p ns="0" title="CouchDB" snippet="...volve. With CouchDB, no schema is required, so new document types with new &lt;span class=&#039;searchmatch&#039;&gt;meaning&lt;/span&gt; can be safely added alongside the old. However, for applications requiring &#10;...10, 2, 1, 0, 0, 0]. For all you care, this is just a change in syntax, not &lt;span class=&#039;searchmatch&#039;&gt;meaning&lt;/span&gt;. But it shows you the power of views. Not only can you construct an index w&#10;" size="604083" wordcount="85363" timestamp="2015-01-04T00:30:32Z" />