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From Adam Kocoloski <kocol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Using Elixir language for CouchDB hacking
Date Fri, 24 May 2013 13:30:43 GMT
On May 24, 2013, at 9:20 AM, Denny Trebbin <denny.trebbin@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I try to step out of the dark and turn from silent into speaker mode ;-)

Awesome.

> Recently http://elixir-lang.org/ has gotten some love and support by Dave
> Thomas via his book http://pragprog.com/book/elixir/programming-elixir and
> a screencast on YouTube http://youtu.be/a-off4Vznjs
> 
> I would like to contribute to CouchDB because CDB is nice and I've never
> had troubles with my IrisCouch instance. But with plain old Erlang I can
> not do too much to pay something back to CouchDB. I hope I can give back
> something to CouchDB using Elixir instead.
> 
> Here is my plan.
> 1. get to know if Elixir is welcome here

Sure!

> 2. get some support on understanding CouchDB's Erlang code architecture

There's an erlang@couchdb.apache.org especially for this sort of stuff, but you can always
ask here.

> 3. identify where and how to inject Elixir

I'd wonder if an Elixir native view server might be a way to get your feet wet.

> 4. hack & test
> 
> Thank you
> --Denny

Adam
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