C nodes

Vlad Dumitrescu <>
Sat Mar 3 11:20:46 CET 2001

> > Why can't C or Java nodes be fully equivalent to Erlang nodes? (from
> > the point of view of an Erlang node connecting to them)
> Because, some std.applications relies on that all nodes in nodes/0
> behaves as a "distributed Erlang node".

Can I interpret this as saying that what would be needed is a sound infrastructure for a C (or something other language) node (warranting that it will behave just like a regular Erlang node)? That might eliminate the need for many ports, since they might be implemented as full nodes...


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