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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: Introduction
Date Wed, 03 Dec 2008 14:19:19 GMT
Hi Johan,

welcome to CouchDB :) Security & authentication landed in trunk two  
weeks ago, but we are just compiling a list of things we want to have  
done for the upcoming 0.9 and the alter 1.0 release. Feel free to  
contribute to the discussion and pick something to implement or fix :)  
There's also the bug tracker:

Any help is greatly appreciated.

Regarding Futon: We only support Firefox 3, but Safari should work,  
too. Patches for other browsers are welcome :)


On 3 Dec 2008, at 13:35, Johan Montelius wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm new to this list and new to couchDB. I'm senior lecturer at the  
> Royal Institute of Technology - KTH in Stockholm Seden were I among  
> other things give courses in distributed systems and Internet  
> security. Since I have an interest in Erlang being used in  
> distributed applications I stumbled on couchDB and it got me  
> interested. I hope to be able to contribute in this project but it  
> will of course take me some time to get familiar with th code and  
> how things are linked together. I saw that authentication is on the  
> wish list and this miight be something that I might be able to  
> contribute to. Also the replication scheme and fault tollerence is  
> of interest as well as parallelisation. I start with using the  
> system to get abetter understanding of what is actually privided and  
> how.
> btw: I'm an Opera user and something is obviously in conflict there,  
> tried Konqueror also without success. I guess tweeking around  
> different browsers jscript engines in not a high priority but if u  
> think this is worth looking into I could give it a shot - otherwise  
> I'll use FF as everyone else.
>  Johan
> -- 
> Johan Montelius
> "Slåttern den var bärgad, och bilen likaså. Jag trodde att den gick  
> men det var jag som måste gå."  Det var samma dag som brandstation  
> brann ner - Svenne Rubins

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