CouchDB Weekly News, July 31, 2014

Major Discussions

Vote: Amend CouchDB Bylaws (see thread)

The proposal passed.

Vote (ongoing): Accept BigCouch Donation from Cloudant (see thread)

Cloudant is in the process of donating the work they’ve done on BigCouch since last year’s initial drop. This particular vote was for the CouchDB Team to accept this donation. Another vote is in progress for accepting the donation through IP clearance.

List functions in Erlang (see thread)

Question: a user asked for examples of one or more List functions in Erlang.

Answer: there’s an overview which can be found in CouchDB’s docs here.

Releases in the CouchDB Universe

Opinions and other News in the CouchDB Universe

Use Cases, Questions and Answers

no public answer yet:

For more new questions and answers about CouchDB, see these search results.

Get involved!

If you want to get into working on CouchDB:

  • We have an infinite number of open contributor positions on CouchDB. Submit a pull request and join the project!
  • Do you want to help moving the CouchDB docs translation forward? We’d love to have you in our L10n team! See our current status and languages we’d like to provide CouchDB docs in on this page. If you’d like to help, don’t hesitate to contact the L10n mailing list on or ping Andy Wenk (awenkhh on IRC).

We’d be happy to have you!


Job opportunities for people with CouchDB skills

Time to relax!

  • “I hope to convince you that wilful ignorance is a vital ingredient of human creativity, and therefore of programmer creativity, because a programmer is a type of human.”I have no idea what I’m doing, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
  • “We’re only human, after all, and outsmarting our own brains is a difficult prospect. Admitting our own biases and respecting the limits of our own understanding — those are the first steps to making better decisions.”Your Brain Hates You, and Other Hazards of Metrics

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