sudo easy_install couchapp doesn't work for you, you can install from source.
git clone git://github.com/couchapp/couchapp.git couchapp cd couchapp sudo python setup.py install
You may need to satisfy some dependencies. We hope this will happen automatically but... you never know.
If you are on stock Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, your version of setuptools is out of date. If your installation of couchapp fails with "error: Could not find required distribution simplejson", try running
sudo easy_install -U couchapp
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