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From Benoit Chesneau <>
Subject Re: Bug in Password
Date Tue, 24 Aug 2010 05:49:31 GMT
On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 6:26 AM, 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.

Mmm it is the role oof the client to decode url/password from the url
and pass the right headers to servers. Which client are you using ?

- benoit

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