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From Benoit Chesneau <bchesn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: roadmap
Date Wed, 09 Feb 2011 08:29:46 GMT
On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 5:19 PM, Robert Newson <robert.newson@gmail.com> wrote:
> We do need to improve at releases, though I think we can all agree
> that 1.0.2 was just a particularly difficult one, pretty atypical.
>
> As for roadmap, I can see a need to revisit it. I'm not sure what
> should be on it, I suspect everyone has their pet feature or ten to
> add. So, I'm wary about fragmenting/diluting what we have by trying to
> put too much inside couchdb itself.
>
> Instead, I think Benoit is on to something by talking about
> pluggability. At the very least, couchdb can make it easy to embed and
> extend it in ways that are minimally likely to be broken by us in
> future releases.
>
> It's not clear to me that couchdb would benefit by bundling
> "clustering" and "search". Lucene has an approach that might work for
> us, namely where there's an explicit "core" project, with a number of
> supplementary parts. Releases are aligned for all of them, but the
> separation is pretty clear.
>
I agree, wasn't speaking to make a bundle, but we could have "official
plugins" supported by the apache project like hadoop or solr have.

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