towards an Erlang IDE

Vlad Dumitrescu XX (LN/EAB) <>
Wed Jul 27 10:02:51 CEST 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: 
> [mailto:]On Behalf Of Vance Shipley

> The abstract Erlang syntax trees are not a binary format, it's just a
> more structured textual term format.  A source code control system 
> should have no problem tracking changes.  What I did have in 
> mind though
> was automating the conversion to and from normal .erl source files.
> Ultimately the IDE would include an editor which handled all of this
> transparently.  It would check out a syntax tree representing 
> a module,
> convert it to a source file and place it into the editing window.

Yes, I know. What I meant was that one would be locked on using that specific IDE. Anyone who isn't will only see hard-to-read-by-humans abstract code... 


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