The apache list seems to work… Why change? It's easy to search via Markmail… Maybe someone should place a link for searching the archives with it somewhere?

Additionally, you do realize that Google groups basically requires (or creates) a G+ account nowadays right? Not sure what the benefit other than building a more 'social couchdb forum' on G+ would be. IMHO the Google Groups wouldn't be any different than the apache list - other than you'd be fragmenting the user base. Google Groups is also somewhat painful to search - they can be indexed w/ Markmail too.

BTW… if you are participating on this list… you ARE doing social… just not the FB, G+, Twitter way… but the old skool email way. Sorry to disappoint.

Jim Klo
Senior Software Engineer
Center for Software Engineering
SRI International
t. @nsomnac

On Dec 10, 2012, at 10:37 AM, Mark Hahn <>

Wouldn't google groups make more sense?  I follow about a dozen
technical projects on google groups.  Couchdb is the only hold-out for
some bizarre reason.  I suspect apache uses the last-century mailing
list technology because of their old roots.

I personally won't touch FB or G+.  I don't do social and I've tried
both.  They are too aggressive.

On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 9:07 AM, Benoit Chesneau <> wrote:
Hi all,

For those who are on Google+, I've created a community to share and discuss
about of Apache CouchDB. Let's join us here:

- benoît