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From Curt Arnold <>
Subject Re: [jira] Resolved: (COUCHDB-442) Add a "view" or "format" function to process source doc on query
Date Fri, 31 Jul 2009 04:36:35 GMT

On Jul 30, 2009, at 1:55 PM, Paul Davis wrote:

>> Which upcoming patches?  Are these developments in progress or  
>> somewhere
>> down the road.   Have they been discussed on the mailing list  
>> (dates or
>> topics would be useful)?  Are there JIRA entries for them?
> I was specifically thinking of the OAuth stuff that Jason Davies has
> been working on lately. There's also the cookie based auth. I'm not
> sure if anyone ever took up the mantle for ldap integration or not.
> But in general, there has been movement on authentication mechanisms
> lately.
>> It is good to avoid the case where a feature arrives fully baked in  
>> the SVN
>> without previous discussion.  It gives the community has no  
>> opportunity to
>> see if it meets their needs before it is cast in code.
> It sure is. Jason has put his patches for OAuth up on JIRA [1]. I
> think Benoit's cookie auth has a ticket in there somewhere.

Had those on my radar with good intentions to review them this  
weekend.  Something about the previous message just triggered the  
thought that there might have been something else brewing.

>> I've been trying to organize info from the mailing list, JIRA  
>> entries and
>> code review into an overview of Authentication and Authorization  
>> thoughts on
>> the Wiki  It hasn't been easy getting up to speed and I'd to make  
>> things
>> easier for anyone else who is trying to catch up.
> We greatly appreciate your help on focusing the picture on the
> auth/access work. If you're getting stumped with Google and the ML
> archives, your best bet is to hop on IRC and ask your questions. Its a
> friendly channel and there are starting to be enough regulars in all
> timezones that someone's always around.
> HTH,
> Paul Davis
> [1]


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