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From "Paul Davis" <>
Subject Re: Erlang Api for Couchdb
Date Thu, 04 Sep 2008 00:53:04 GMT
IIRC, those bindings actually communicate via HTTP, but I could be wrong.

On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 8:47 PM, Bradford Winfrey <> wrote:
> I'm not sure if this helps or not, but I just stumbled across this link while looking
for some Varnish/CouchDB information.
>  maybe some kind of wrapper for
erlang to couchdb in a sane format?  I'm no Erl hacker by any means, so if it's useless please
> Brad
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Damien Katz <>
> To:
> Sent: Wednesday, September 3, 2008 11:38:10 AM
> Subject: Re: Erlang Api for Couchdb
> The supported Erlang Apis will simply be to document a core set of the
> internal APIs. These documented apis will, generally speaking, always
> be available and behave the same in future releases of CouchDB.
> Anything not in the API will change freely between revisions and
> shouldn't be used.
> But things are still in flux, we just last week change the core json
> term format and I'm anticipating some refactoring changes in the view
> code too. When we get closer to 1.0 we'll start documenting and
> locking down the apis. Until then, you can use the stuff in
> couch_httpd to give you an idea what the apis will be.
> -Damien
> On Sep 3, 2008, at 11:06 AM, Michele Sciabarra wrote:
>>> Open source, so please scratch your own itch, and all that. But I
>>> will
>>> say that we tend to let Damien have first crack at this sort of thing
>>> (more core concerns).
>> Of course.
>>> I have a strong suspicion he's written CouchDB
>>> all the way up to version 2.0 in his head, and its just a matter
>>> putting it out there.
>> So if there is already some idea floating around, maybe could be
>> useful to have some suggestion "from the source" and try to work
>> following it.
>>> So go for it if you'd like, but beware that it might only become a
>>> suggestion, when all is said and done. ;)
>> That's  because I am asking about which ideas are around about the
>> possibile Erlang "native" API for CouchDB.

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