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From Dave Cottlehuber <...@jsonified.com>
Subject Re: Using Elixir language for CouchDB hacking
Date Fri, 24 May 2013 21:13:07 GMT
Denny, I'd love to help out / get involved here too.

On 24 May 2013 15:30, Adam Kocoloski <kocolosk@apache.org> wrote:
> 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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