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From Chris Anderson <>
Subject Re: authentication cleanup
Date Tue, 05 Jan 2010 18:50:04 GMT
On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 10:45 AM, Benoit Chesneau <> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 7:38 PM, Chris Anderson <> wrote:
>> FYI - I have pushed the account branch to Apache SVN.
>> I plan to merge it to trunk in the next couple of days. Please test,
>> especially if you are making heavy use of authentication / oauth /
>> cookie auth.
>> There may be some small backwards incompatibilities, hopefully these
>> are slight enough that we can fix them in CouchDB or your application
>> code. My intention is to make this patch as smooth as possible for
>> people to work with. If you see something that's not fun to handle on
>> your end, please let us know.
>> Chris
> I will try while working on nymphormation v0.2 (out on thursday). What
> is the plan about password encryption? It may be better to make a
> choice before 0.11 so people won't have to reset user db or such
> thing. (this is what I had to do for nymphormation 0.1 yesterday :( ).

I'd be happy to see the users db design document ported to erlang, so
we can use erlang's bcrypt (assuming license is ok).

I think you are right we should handle this before 0.11

> - benoƮt

Chris Anderson

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