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From Aurélien Bénel <aurelien.be...@utt.fr>
Subject Re: Version 1.4 features: Plugin system
Date Sun, 15 Sep 2013 12:38:27 GMT
No idea?
Any plugin expert out there?

> Hi everyone,
> 
> In version 1.4, the feature that excites me the most is the plugin system. I see it as
a way to foster innovation on CouchDB, letting people test unstable features, without having
to weaken the core of CouchDB.
> 
> However, I haven't found much on the Web about what can be done exactly as a plugin,
and how difficult it is to turn a "feature hidden in some developer’s git repository" into
a plugin.
> 
> As an example of a long forgotten (yet needed) feature, let's take the LDAP authentication
handler (https://github.com/chao/couchdb/commits/ldap_auth). Could it be turned into a plugin?
Would it be easy?
> 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Aurélien


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