Erlang port to the Java Virtual Machine

Yariv Sadan <>
Thu Jun 1 00:42:46 CEST 2006


> > Why must stubs be avoided? Couldn't an Erlang->Java RPC mechanism support stubs?
>
> Well, not *must* but implementing everything properly requires
> something that feels like an ORB implementation. That's not an easy
> thing to do... so one could use the existing CORBA support, but all
> these layers are making everything very heavyweight, and we're not
> even talking about the real useful stuff, it's just
> intercommunnication...
>
> /Vlad
>

I was thinking about something along the lines of Java RMI, which is
simpler than CORBA, but yes, this certainly does involve significant
complexity... Maybe the best solution would be to only expose static
methods to this RPC generator, at least initially :)

Yariv



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