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From J Chris Anderson <>
Subject Re: Bug in Password
Date Tue, 24 Aug 2010 05:13:42 GMT

On Aug 23, 2010, at 9:26 PM, Martin Murphy wrote:

> Couchdb does not properly url decode usernames and passwords in the url.
> This prevents the majority of non ASCII characters from being used in either
> the username and password .    This is a pretty high priority bug imo.
> It prevents couchapp for working on complex passwords and there are no
> alternatives using complex passwords for replication.
> It also prevents the very common scenario of using email addresses for
> logins/usernames.  (If the logins are to be used with replication).
> Thanks for everything.  Wish my erlang were better, I would fix this myself.

can you create a javascript test case for this? modifying one of these files is the best way
to make sure your bug is fixed.

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